Fantasy magazine

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Sam Kyung Yoo

Sam Kyung Yoo. A non-binary person of East Asian descent with short black hair and a wry smile, standing in front of a blurry bookcase.

Sam Kyung Yoo is a speculative fiction writer and third-degree black belt taekwondo instructor living in Massachusetts. They have a BA in English, creative writing, and film studies from Brandeis University, but have since abandoned academia in favor of writing about ghosts, East Asian folklore, and sad robots. Their short fiction has been published through Fireside, Ghost Orchid Press, Neon Hemlock Press, among others, and their debut novella will be published by Interstellar Flight Press in early 2023. You can find them on Twitter @SamKyungYoo or at