Suji Kwock Kim
Suji Kwock Kim was educated at Yale College; the Iowa Writers'
Workshop; Seoul National University, where she was a Fulbright
Scholar; and Stanford University, where she was a Stegner Fellow. Her first book of poems, Notes from the Divided Country (Louisiana State University Press, 2003) was chosen by Yusef Komunyakaa for the 2002 Walt Whitman Award.
Kim's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry,
Paris Review, The Nation, The New Republic,
DoubleTake, Yale Review, Salmagundi, Threepenny
Review, Ploughshares, New England Review, Southwest
Review, Harvard Review, Michigan Quarterly Review,
Asian-American Poetry: The Next Generation, and other journals
She is the recipient of fellowships from the National
Endowment for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, as
well as The Nation/ "Discovery" Award and grants from
the New York Foundation for the Arts, California Arts Council,
Washington State Artist Trust, Korea Foundation and Blakemore Foundation
for Asian Studies. Private Property, a multimedia play she
co-wrote, was produced at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was featured
on BBC-TV. She divides her time between San Francisco and New York.