Yoojin Grace Wuertz was born in Seoul, South Korea, and immigrated to the United States at age six. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and an MFA in fiction from New York University. EVERYTHING BELONGS TO US is her debut novel, which was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice. She lives in northern New Jersey with her husband and son.
Photo by Nina Subin.
- Failure and Patience: Lessons from the Garden for Writers (Essay at Literary Hub)
- Shadows of the Korean War and its Aftermath, Cast Over Fiction (Essay at Signature Reads)
- Mother Tongue: For a bilingual new mother, parenting becomes an experiment in identity—both her child’s and her own. (Essay at Guernica)
- Yoojin Grace Wuertz Takes on a Turbulent Moment in South Korean History (Interview with Andrea Arnold, Electric Literature)
- KUCI-FM radio interview with Marrie Stone
- podcast interview with Scott Jones at Give and Take
- podcast interview with Public Libraries Online
- Kirkus TV interview
- KBN (Korean language) TV interview
- KBTV (Korean language) TV interview Part 1, Part 2
- A Plus Book Club (Video on Facebook live)