신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin is the author of two poetry collections: Rough, and Savage (2012), which was a finalist for The Believer Poetry Award, and Skirt Full of Black (2007), which won an Asian American Literary Award for Poetry, both published by Coffee House Press.
Shin currently writes a regular Arts column for the online magazine Gazillion Voices. She is the co-editor of the anthology Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption (2006, South End Press) and the author of Cooper's Lesson (2004, Lee & Low Books), a bilingual (Korean/English) children's book. Her essays, stories, poems, and reviews have been published widely in anthologies, journals, newspapers, and in other venues such as a sculpture park, art museums, a light rail transit station, a mayor's inaugural bash, community events, etc. She has performed and presented at numerous events across the U.S. and in Korea, curated many readings, and taught creative writing to students of all ages.
Shin is presently editing an anthology, A Peculiar Price: New Writing on Racial Realities in Minnesota, which will be published by Minnesota Historical Society Press in early 2016. Her next book of creative writing, Unbearable Splendor, is in progress.
You can find more information at www.sunyungshin.com.