Larissa Min is a fiction and non-fiction writer, photographer, linguaphile and fallen urbanite. She’s currently working on Breaking English, a creative non-fiction account of her family’s migration from Korea to Brazil and later the US as a lens through which to examine the experiences of global migration, displacement and remembering.

She’s the recipient of a 2013 Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil by the U.S. Department of State, a 2013 Fellowship to Instituto Sacatar in Brazil, 2012 Antarctic Artists and Writers Grant from the National Science Foundation, 2012 Radclyffe Hall fellowship and Writer-in-Residence from Hedgebrook Foundation, a 2012 SLS fellowship for Breaking English, a 2011 4Culture grant, a 2011 Jack Straw Foundation Writers Program fellowship, a 2010 GAP Grant from Artist Trust, a City Artist award from the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, the James Hall Prize for Fiction, a University Fellowship from Temple University, and the Phyllis Jones Memorial Award.

2011 Writers Program

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    Moving through History – Larissa Min