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  • The 10th Anniversary Special is Out Now!
    We're finally revealing our cover for KLN Special Edition! This nameless character (we'll come up with a perfect name for it soon) enjoys reading the ...
  • FICTION While They Laughed
      My nephew was a new high schooler with 129 numbers in his contacts list. “Why don’t you know more people, Uncle?” I told him that the fi...
  • POETRY Higher than the Heart & Other Poems [+ Web Exclusive]
      Higher than the Heart   I was soaking my body in the tub when the electricity went out. Outside, it rains and rustedsadnesses f...
  • FICTION Traces of Summer
      Our lives just happen by chance. In fact, I wonder if words like “fate” or “destiny” are pretty useless. Everything that’s happened sinc...
  • POETRY The Air Club & Other Poems
      The Air Club   When Kim Jin-suk broke the Guinness record with his hundreds of days of a high-altitude sit-in on crane number 85 ...
  • FICTION Raptors Upstream
      I left Jehee long ago. I don’t remember what we said as I was leaving. Probably because we said little. Those days, if I had to meet him...
  • POETRY The Self Reads You & Other Poems [+ Web Exclusive]
      The Self Reads You   Let’s convene in secret and then we fly flyers in the middle of Gwanghwamun. Dope, huh? Nope. We can j...
  • FICTION Snowman
      It seemed like a good sign that the first day of the new year was a Saturday. Office workers tied down to their jobs had been excited an...
  • POETRY Fun and Friendly Course & Other Poems [+ Web Exclusive]
      Fun and Friendly Course Deserting ball the blades of grass bruised green shake their asses submissively. The indifferent balls go t...
  • FICTION Carol
      One afternoon a week before Christmas, I got a call. It was from a producer asking me to appear on his show. At first I wanted to say no...
  • POETRY Snowman & Other Poems
      Snowman Pressed for time and gasping for breath I boarded the train Snowman was already sitting in the window seat next to me Snow...