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Born in South Korea and raised in Peru, Ae Hee is the author of poetry chapbooks: Bedtime || Riverbed (Compound Press 2017), Dear bear, (Platypus Press 2021), and  Connotary (Frost Place Chapbook Competition Winner – Bull City Press 2021). Most recently, her full-length poetry collection ASTERISM has been awarded the 2022 Dorset Prize by John Murillo and will be published by Tupelo Press in 2024.

She is a recipient of the 2021 James Olney Award by The Southern Review, a 2020 Adroit Journal Gregory Djanikian Scholar in Poetry, and the winner of Omnidawn’s 2020 Single Poem Broadside Contest. She has also received scholarships and awards from the Academy of American Poets, AWP, Gasher Journal, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Bread Loaf Workshop Series, among others.