Bo-Won Keum is a designer, researcher and critic based in Brooklyn, New York. She is also the co-editor and designer of "Dear Books to Prisoners," a book compiling incarcerated people’s writings on access to books in prison.
After the success of her novel Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen spent years trying to prove a man's innocence. Now she’s “absolutely broke” and “seriously ill,” and her next book is “years past deadline.”
By Abbott Kahler Photographs by DeSean McClinton-Holland