R. O. Kwon


The Incendiaries is a┬ádrama set in a small college town, in which a young Korean American woman becomes ensnared in an extremist cult with North Korean ties, while her boyfirend – an ex-Christian fundamentalist – attempts to free her from its clutches.


R. O. Kwon is a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow. She has received awards from Yaddo, MacDowell, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Omi International, Steinbeck Center, and Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony. Born in South Korea, she has lived most of her life in the United States.