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Suji Kwock Kim


Suji Kwock Kim wins the 2012 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize



Suji Kwock Kim, the winner of the 2012 Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition, will be reading along with a lineup of pre-booked, emerging poets.
Saturday, 18 February @ 4.00pm
Metropole Hotel, Cork. Free admission.

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 and anthologies.

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.



Author Links


Suji Kwock Kim homepage

Kim at the Poetry Foundation

Kim reading at the University of California (YouTube)



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