Paul Yoon | Briggs-Copeland Lecturer

Education: B.A. Wesleyan University (2002)

Office Hours: Wednesday, 12-1pm; Thursday 11-12pm
Office: Barker 062


Fiction Writing

Paul Yoon was born in New York City. His first book, ONCE THE SHORE, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio. His novel, SNOW HUNTERS, won the 2014 Young Lions Fiction Award. A recipient of a 5 under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation and a fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, his work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, the PEN/O.Henry Awards, and the Best American Short Stories. THE MOUNTAIN, his second collection, will be published in 2017.

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Selected Works:

The Mountain (Simon & Schuster 2017); Snow Hunters (Simon & Schuster 2013); Once the Shore (Sarabande 2009) 

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