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Paul Yoon


**Paul Yoon** was born in New York City. His first book, \_Once the Shore\_, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Debut of the Year by National Public Radio. His novel \_Snow Hunters\_ won the 2014 Young Lions Fiction Award. His new collection, \_The Mountain\_, will appear in August. A recipient of a 5 under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation and a fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, he is currently a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University along with his wife, the fiction writer Laura van den Berg. Photo: [Harvard Book Store](http://www.harvard.com "Harvard Book Store")