Lee Seong-Bok has published five books of poetry since his first collection in 1980, including his latest, Ah! Mouthless Things (2003). He is the recipient of the Kim Sooyoung Literary Award and the Sowol Poetry Award. Lee teaches creative writing and French literature at Keimyung University.
Eun-Gwi Chung is associate professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea. She earned her PhD in poetics at SUNY Buffalo. She has translated many contemporary Korean poems into English.
Myung Mi Kim's books of poems include Commons (University of California Press), DURA (Sun & Moon), The Bounty (Chax Press), and Under Flag, winner of the Multicultural Publisher's Exchange Award (Kelsey St. Press). Anthology appearances in Asian-American Literature: An Anthology, Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women,/i>, Premonitions: The Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry, Primary Trouble: An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry and other collections. Honors include a residency at Djerassi Resident Artists Program and awards from The Fund for Poetry. She is Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo.
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