Ae Hee Lee was born in South Korea but grew up in Peru for most of her life. She recently graduated with an MFA from the University of Notre Dame and is a PhD candidate in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the 2016 Billy Maich Academy of American Poets Prize winner and was nominated for the 2016 Best New Poets Anthology. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Cha, Cobalt, Ruminate, Duende, and The Margins, among others.