Sandra Lim was born in Seoul, Korea. She is the author of Loveliest Grotesque, a collection of poems (Kore Press 2006). Her second book, The Wilderness, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton in 2014. Her work also appears in the anthology Gurlesque (Saturnalia 2010). A recipient of fellowships from The MacDowell Colony and the Vermont Studio Center, she is an Assistant Professor of English at UMass Lowell.