Sun Yung Shin

Sun Yung Shin is the author of poetry collections Unbearable SplendorRough, and Savage and Skirt Full of Black, which won an Asian American Literary Award. She is the editor of A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota. She coedited the anthology Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and is the author of Cooper’s Lesson, a bilingual Korean/English illustrated book for children. She’s received grants and fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Bush Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and elsewhere. She lives in Minneapolis.