Lisa Ko

Lisa Ko is a writer and editor living in New York City. Her fiction has appeared in Apogee Journal, Copper Nickel, Storychord, Narrative, One Teen Story, Brooklyn Review, and elsewhere. A founding co-editor of Hyphen magazine, she has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Writers OMI at Ledig House, the Jerome Foundation, Blue Mountain Center, the Van Lier Foundation, and Hawthornden Castle. Her novel, The Leavers, received the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction.