Jennifer Hope Choi is the recipient of the Carson McCullers Center's Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship, the BuzzFeed Emerging Writer Fellowship, the AHL Foundation's inaugural Wolhee Choe Art Writer's Grant, and a 2019 Pushcart Prize Special Mention. She is also a Bread Loaf scholar and an Aspen Words fellow. She has been anthologized in Best American Travel Writing, selected by guest editor Cheryl Strayed (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018), and A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New South (Hub City Press, October 2020). Her writing has also appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Guernica, The American Scholar, Bon Appétit, Lucky Peach, BuzzFeed Reader, The Atlantic, and elsewhere. She is currently working on an essay collection.