Min Jin Lee attended Yale College and Georgetown University Law School, and worked as a lawyer for several years in New York before leaving law to write full time. She has received the NYFA Fellowship for Fiction, the Peden Prize from The Missouri Review for Best Story, and the Narrative Prize for New and Emerging Writer. Her fiction has been featured on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Her writings about books, travel and food have appeared in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveller, The Times of London, Vogue, Travel + Leisure, The Wall Street Journal and Food & Wine. From 2007 to 2011, Min Jin lived in Tokyo, Japan. She lives in New York City with her husband and son and is working on her second novel, Pachinko.