|About the Book|
Yearn Hong Choi, the founding president of the Korean Poets and Writers Group in the Washington area, has published one poetry book, Autumn Vocabularies (Writersa Workshop, 1990), and four poetry books in Korean. His poems have appeared in the PoetryUSA, PEN International, Poetsa West, dIS*orient, Mildred, Wyoming, Washington Post, World & I among others, and were translated into Portuguese and published in Brazil. He edited Mother and Dove, Korean-American Poetry Anthology (Institute for Korean-American Culture, 1997), Surfacing Sadness: A Centennial of Korean-American Literature (Homa & Sekey Books, 2003) with Haengja Kim, Fragrance of Poetry: Korean-American Literature (Homa & Sekey, 2005), and An Empty House: Korean-American Poetry (Homa & Sekey, 2008). He read his poems in the US Library of Congress in 1994 and 2003 as an invited poet. He published his poems in the Hyundae Munhak, the most prestigious literary magazine in Korea during his college days at Yonsei University. He currently reviews the Korean literature for World Literature Today.