has published two collections of poetry, Night Letters (1987) and Liking in Silence (2006), four collections of criticism, including A Deep Reading of the Novels of Park Sang-Ryung (2001), and a book of essays, A Warm Bowl of Rice (2006). Following time in prison in the early 1980s he began writing poetry and co- founded the magazine "Poetry and Economy." Among his awards are the Sin Dong-Yup Grant for Writing (1987), Modern Literature Prize for poetry (2005), and the Daesan Literature Prize for poetry (2006). He teaches creative writing at Dongduk Women's University, and hosts broadcast programs devoted to poetry and spirituality. His participation is made possible by Arts Council Korea.
Chris Merrill reminisces on friend W. S Merwin (1927-2019).
Journalist, essayist and poet Harris KHALIQUE (IWP '15) has been appointed the Secretary General of Pakistan's Human Rights Commission.