Mirinae Lee was born and raised in South Korea, and now lives in Hong Kong. Her first work of fiction appeared in the Antioch Review and was listed as Notable Nonrequired Reading of 2018 in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019. Her second short story won the 2018 Editors’ Prize in Fiction and appeared in Meridian. 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster is her debut novel.