Alison Roh Park


New York, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Alison Roh Park is a Pushcart-nominated poet, Kundiman Asian American Poetry fellow, and winner of the Poetry Society of America New York Chapbook Fellowship and Poets and Writers Magazine Amy Award. In 2010, she received the Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant in Literature to travel to rural South Korea to study gender and the impact of U.S. foreign policy and globalization on family farming. She is co-founder of The Good Times Collective and teaches at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Publications & Prizes

Yell-Oh Girls!: Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity, and Growing Up Asian American (Harper Collins, 2001)
The Nuyorasian Anthology (Asian American Writers' Workshop, 1999)
What We Push Against (Poetry Society of America, 2011)
Asian Pacific American Journal
Mythium Literary Journal
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More Information

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Identifies as: 
Asian American, Korean American
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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Raised in: 
Queens, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 12, 2013