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Mimi Lok

Mimi Lok is the author of the story collection LAST OF HER NAME (Oct 2019, Kaya Press), which has been called “a mesmerizing debut that affirms all that is great about short fiction” (Dave Eggers), “poignant” (Gish Jen), and “darkly funny” (Rachel Khong). Mimi’s writing has been published or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, Electric Literature, Lucky Peach, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award and an Ylvisaker Fiction Award, and was a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize. She is also the director of Voice of Witness, a nonprofit that amplifies marginalized voices through its oral history book series and national education program.

My Authors and Participants Sessions

Sunday, October 13

1:00pm PDT

Tuesday, October 15

7:30pm PDT