Suphil Lee Park



Author's Bio

Suphil Lee Park is the author of the poetry collection, Present Tense Complex, winner of the 2020 Marystina Santiestevan Prize, and is the winner of the 2021 Indiana Review Fiction Prize. She spent 9/14 of her life all over the Korean peninsula before landing in the American Northeast. 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 New England Review, The New Republic, Poetry Daily, the Iowa Review, and Writer’s Digest, among many others.

Publications & Prizes

Global Poetry Anthology (Montreal International Poetry Prize Antholgoy) (Vehicule Press, 2020)
Present Tense Complex (Conduit Books & Ephemera, 2021)
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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Korean American
Prefers to work with: 
Fluent in: 
English, Korean
Born in: 
Ulsan, Gyeongsangnam-do
South Korea
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Last update: Jul 20, 2021