So J. Lee is a fellowship student at the LTI Korea Translation Academy. She graduated magna cum laude in English from the University of California, Berkeley, where she won the Dorothy Rosenberg Prize in Lyric Poetry and scholarships for her research on Oh Jung-hee and Toni Morrison.
Her translation of Choi Jin-young’s To the Warm Horizon and Lee Hyemi’s Unexpected Vanilla have appeared in Words Without Borders, Modern Poetry in Translation, Korean Literature Now, and Asymptote, while her translation of Heo Su-gyeong’s Time of Bronze, Time of Potatoes is forthcoming in Two Lines. She has also provided English subtitles for One, Two, Queer, and Four! and Chalna: Enough Time to Fall in Love.