Eugenia Kim

Fiction Writer

Washington, DC

Author's Bio

Eugenia Kim’s debut novel, The Calligrapher’s Daughter, won the Borders Original Voices Award, was shortlisted for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and was a Washington Post Best Historical Novel and Critic’s Pick. Her second novel, The Kinship of Secrets, was a Library Reads pick, and an Amazon Best Book of the Month/Literature and Fiction. Her work has appeared in Raven Chronicles, Asia Literary Review, Potomac Review, in several anthologies, and elsewhere. She teaches at Fairfield University’s MFA Creative Writing Program. 

Publications & Prizes

The Kinship of Secrets (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018)
The Calligrapher’s Daughter (Henry Holt, 2009)
Prizes won: 

The Calligrapher's Daughter, 2009 Borders Original Voices Award; shortlisted for the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize

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Last update: Jan 21, 2020