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Ann Y.K. Choi

Ann Yu-Kyung Choi

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Originally from South Korea, Ann Yu-Kyung Choi is a Toronto-based author and educator. Her novel, Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, was a Toronto Book Awards finalist and One of CBC Books 12 Best Canadian Debut Novels of 2016. Her published essays explore issues around cultural and social identity, and the need to promote diverse literary voices. In 2017, the Korean Canadian Heritage Awards committee recognized Ann for outstanding contributions to Korean culture within Canada. Ann currently serves on the program advisory committee for gritLIT, Hamilton's literary festival, and manages The Authors Book Club, an online initiative she co-founded to connect authors with readers in Canada.

City:
Toronto
Province:
Ontario

Publications

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety. 2016, Simon & Schuster Canada
Once Upon An Hour. 2020, Orca Book Publishers
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes