Jake Levine is an American translator, poet, and scholar. He received both his BA and MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently ABD in a PhD program in Comparative Literature at Seoul National University. He works as an assistant professor of creative writing at Keimyung University and as a lecturer at the Literature Translation Institute of Korea. He is the editor for the Korean poetry series Moon Country at Black Ocean. Previously he served as the editor-in-chief of Sonora Review, as the poetry editor of Spork Press, and as an assistant editor at ACTA Koreana. His co-translations of Kim Minjeong’s Beautiful and Useless (Black Ocean) and The Poems of Hwang Yuwon, Ha Jaeyoun, and Seo Daekyung (Vagabond Press) will be published in fall 2020.