Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee is a recipient of fiction fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018) and the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-9). Lee’s recent novel Pachinko was a finalist for the National Book Award, a runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, a Top 10 Books of the Year for The New York Times, a joint book club selection of PBS NewsHour and The New York Times, and on over 75 best-of-the-year lists. Lee’s debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires, was on the Top 10 Books of the Year list for The New York Times,

NPR’s Fresh Air, and USA Today. Her writings have appeared in The New Yorker, Guardian, The New York Review of BooksThe New York Times Book ReviewThe New York Times Literary SupplementThe New York TimesVogue, and The Wall Street Journal. She has served as a columnist for The Chosun Ilbo, South Korea’s leading newspaper, for three seasons.

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