Caroline Kim was born in Busan, South Korea, but moved to America at a young age. Her collection of short stories, The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories, won the 2020 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and will be published in October 2020. Her poetry and fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Porter House Review, Pleiades, MANOA, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Meridian, Jellyfish Review, Faultline, and elsewhere. She lives in Northern California where she is a member of Seventeen Syllables, an Asian American literary collective. Find her at carolinekim.net and @carolinewriting.