Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel is "If You Leave Me." She was a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook and Jentel. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Elle Magazine, Nylon and Electric Literature. She is a contributing editor at Apogee Journal and is the director of writing instruction at Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband.