blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2023  Vol. 21  No.3
an online journal of literature and the arts
Suphil Lee Park
translating Hwang Jini & Kim Wooncho

Suphil Lee Park (수필 리 박 / 秀筆 李 朴) is the author of the poetry collection, Present Tense Complex (Conduit Books & Ephemera, 2021), winner of the Marystina Santiestevan Prize, and a forthcoming poetry chapbook, Still Life (Factory Hollow Press, 2023), selected by Ilya Kaminsky as the winner of the Tomaž Šalamun Prize. She is also the translator of If I’m Going to Live to One Hundred, I May As Well Be Happy by Rhee Kun Hoo (Ebury, Penguin UK, 2024). Her translations of Korean literature have appeared or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, the Los Angeles Review, New England Review, and elsewhere. Born and raised in South Korea, she holds a BA in English from New York University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Texas at Austin. She works as a literary agent at Barbara J. Zitwer Agency.  end

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