Jimin Han in conversation with
Join Women & Children First Bookstore for an author conversation between Jimin Han and Juan Martinez. The two authors will be discussing Jimin’s novel, A Small Revolution. On a beautiful autumn morning in Pennsylvania, a gunman holds college freshman Yoona Lee and three of her classmates hostage. The desperate man with his finger on the trigger–Yoona’s onetime friend Lloyd Kang–is unraveling after a mysterious accident in Korea killed his closest friend, Jaesung, who was also the love of Yoona’s life. As the tense standoff unfolds, Yoona is forced to revisit her past and confront the truth about what happened to Jaesung on that tragic day.
Jimin Han was born in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in Rhode Island, Ohio, and New York. A Small Revolution is her first novel. She teaches at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and lives outside New York City with her husband and children.
Juan Martinez’s stories have been published in McSweeney’s, Glimmer Train, Conjunctions, and TriQuarterly and broadcast on Selected Shorts. He is the author of Best Worst American. He lives in Chicago with his family and is an assistant professor of English at Northwestern University. His website is fulmerford.com.