Nami Mun is a novelist and short story writer. She is the author of the novel Miles from Nowhere, which received a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Chicago Public Library’s 21st Century Award, and a Hopwood Award. Mun’s honors include fellowships and funding from the University of Michigan, Northwestern University, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Bread Loaf, and Tin House. Mun’s work can be found in Granta, Tin House, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, and The Iowa Review, among others. She has an MFA from the University of Michigan and a BA in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Mun served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2019.