Suji Kwock Kim
Suji Kwock Kim’s first book, NOTES FROM THE DIVIDED COUNTRY, won the Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award, THE NATION/ Discovery Award, and was a finalist for the Griffin Prize. Poems from her forthcoming second book, DISORIENT, have appeared in THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, SLATE, THE NATION, THE NEW REPUBLIC, and on National Public Radio. Her work has been reprinted in 25 anthologies and translated into Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic, and Bengali.
PRIVATE PROPERTY, a multimedia play she co-wrote, was showcased at Playwrights Horizons (NY) and produced at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (UK). She has received Whiting, Fulbright, National Endowment for the Arts, and Wallace Stegner Fellowships, as well as awards from the Blakemore Foundation for Asian Studies, Association for Asian American Studies,