Cover features an abstract illustration of an island.

A Map of the Island

Jae Kim

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In A Map of the Island, a new teacher struggles not only with his past but also the histories of the island’s inhabitants.

Jae Kim is a writer and translator. Currently a Junior Fiction Fellow at Washington University, St. Louis. His fiction appears or is forthcoming in NOON, The Collagist, and Puerto del Sol, among other places. His translations are forthcoming/in Poetry Review, Asymptote, and Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature & Culture.

Praise & Reviews

A lesson in precision and characterization. — Ariel Lewis

I love these stories for their tight and complex architectures, for their dark corners, and for their willingness to shine a light on all the people we’ve been and all we might become. — T Kira Madden