Su Hwang

Su Hwang is a poet, activist, stargazer, and the author of Bodega, which received the 2020 Minnesota Book Award in poetry and was named a finalist for the 2021 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Born in Seoul, Korea, she was raised in New York then called the Bay Area home before transplanting to the Midwest, where she received her MFA from the University of Minnesota. A recipient of the inaugural Jerome Hill Fellowship in Literature, among other honors, she is a teaching artist with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop and is the cofounder, with poet Sun Yung Shin, of Poetry Asylum. Su Hwang currently lives in Minneapolis.

Finalist, 2021 Kate Tufts Discovery Award
Winner, 2020 Minnesota Book Award in Poetry
Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship in Literature
Hedgebrook Residency Fellowship
Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize

Books by Su Hwang

Su Hwang
Winner of the Minnesota Book Award in Poetry

This collection offers a singular perspective on our nation of immigrants and the tensions pulsing in the margins where they live and work.

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