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Don Mee Choi is a poet and translator. She has received a Whiting Award, Lannan Literary Fellowship, and Lucien Stryk Translation Prize. Born in Seoul, she came to the US via Hong Kong, and now lives in Seattle. 

She is a recipient of translation grants from Daesan Foundation and Literature Translation Institute of Korea.

She also translates for the International Women's Network Against Militarism (IWNAM). Please visit and learn about IWNAM's transnational work and issues that impact women and children and the environment.

She is an advisory editor for Action Books: Korean Literature Series.

She teaches Adult Basic Education at Renton Technical College's community-partnership site in Downtown Seattle. 

Visit her pages at Wave BooksWhiting Awards, and Lannan Foundation.

She can be reached at donmeechoi (at) gmail (dot) com