This is the first novel I’ve read this year that was originally written in another language. Even when considering only books written in English, I am overwhelmed by all the books I have yet to read — so it’s bewildering to consider that every country has its own contemporary writers…

In the news recently, we‘ve seen many photos of Black Americans whose lives were taken by police officers. Their names include but are not limited to Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson, Bettie Jones, Trayvon Martin, Ahmaud Arbery, Michael Brown, Terence Crutcher, Eric Garner, George Floyd, Oscar Grant…

Michael “MK” Kim

Trying to figure out who I am so that I’ll, one day, be able to write “a short bio”

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