Suphil Lee Park

Poet, Fiction Writer

NJ

Author's Bio

Suphil Lee Park (수필 리 박 / 秀筆 李 朴) is a bilingual writer, poet, and translator who was born and grew up in South Korea before finding home in the States. She's the author of the poetry collection, Present Tense Complex, winner of the 2020 Marystina Santiestevan Prize (Conduit Books & Ephemera, 2021), and a poetry chapbook, Still Life, selected by Ilya Kaminsky as the winner of the 2022 Tomaž Šalamun Prize (forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press).  She also won the 2021 Indiana Review Fiction Prize for her short fiction and received a fiction prize from Writer's Digest for her flash fiction. She graduated from New York University with a BA in English and from the University of Texas at Austin with an MFA in Poetry. Her poems and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in the Iowa Review, the Kenyon Review, and Poetry, among many others.

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthology:
Global Poetry Anthology (Montreal International Poetry Prize Antholgoy) (Vehicule Press, 2020)
Book:
Present Tense Complex (Conduit Books & Ephemera, 2021)
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Poetry Daily
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TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics
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The Account
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Verse Daily
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Yale Review
Prizes won: 
  • The 2020 Marystina Santiestevan Prize
  • Third prize in the 2021 Writer's Digest short short story competition
  • The 2021 Indiana Review Fiction Prize
  • The 2022 Tomaž Šalamun Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Korean American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Korean
Born in: 
South Korea
Raised in: 
South Korea
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Last update: Aug 12, 2022