Erin Kong is a Korean person who writes, makes music, and reads. They are fascinated with the footprints and intersection of memory, identity, and creation.
In 2019, they published their debut poetry collection, korean mourning rituals. That same year, they were nominated for the Phoenix Mayor's Literary Art Award. They received a B.M. in Musical Theatre (Performance) and a minor in Asian Pacific American Studies from Arizona State University.
Kong co-founded Desert Diwata, an organization dedicated to honoring and creating safe community for pan-Asian healing and creation.