Joon Ae Haworth-Kaufka
Joon Ae Haworth-Kaufka (she/they) is a Korean adoptee who lives in Portland, OR. Her work has appeared in The Portland Review, Mid-American Review, Poets & Writers, Colorado Review, Kartika, Hyphen Magazine, among others. She is a Tin House scholar, community organizer for racial and economic justice, and an adoptee
rights advocate who seeks to reclaim the adoption narrative for adoptees, decentering adoptive parents and the multi-billion dollar adoption industrial complex.