Ep. 107 Nora Okja Keller

This episode, recorded on November 15, 2019, and released in December, features the creative nonfiction of the incredible Nora Okja Keller and the music she’s chosen to go with her work.


Nora Okja Keller, born in Seoul Korea, lives in Honolulu, Hawaii with her husband, daughters, and numerous fur babies. Author of Comfort Woman (1997) and Fox Girl (2002), she has received the Pushcart Prize, Elliot Cades Award, NEA, and American Book Award.


  1. Don McLean’s “American Pie”
  2. LIT: “Bite of Kimchee” (part 1)
  3. Awkwafina’s “Yellow Alert” (first verse)
  4. LIT: “Bite of Kimchee” (part 2)
  5. Xander’s “Kimchi Kkakdugi”
  6. LIT: “Unvisible World” (part 1)
  7. “Little Bunny Foo Foo” (first verse)
  8. LIT: “Unvisible World” (part 2)
  9. John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band’s “Imagine”
  10. Katherine Ho’s cover of Coldplay’s “Yellow”


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