Future Resident--신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin

신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, Korea. She is the author of poetry/essay collections Unbearable Splendor (Minnesota Book Award); Rough, and Savage; and Skirt Full of Black (Asian American Literary Award), editor of A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and author of bilingual illustrated book for children Cooper’s Lesson. With poet Su Hwang she co-founded and co-directs Poetry Asylum, a poetry-centered organization that exists to create platforms and spaces for marginalized voices, and operates under three commitments: all language is political, no one is illegal, and poetry is a human right.

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