‘The Seeds You Plant Now Will Flower Many Years Later’

Author and creative writing professor Marie Myung-Ok Lee reflects on building the future you wish to see for yourself

marie myung-ok lee
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6 min readJun 24, 2021

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Illustrator: Mark Wang

With the seemingly endless reel of anti-Asian violence appearing on the news, of which the horrific murders of six Asian American women was just one particularly horrible…

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marie myung-ok lee

Columbia Writer-in-Residence. The Evening Hero (Simon & Schuster). Slate, Salon, NY Times, The Atlantic. Forthcoming novel about gun violence: HURT YOU (May)