Suphil Lee Park

Suphil Lee Park (수필 리 박 / 秀筆 李 朴) is a bilingual poet, writer, 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 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 Indiana Review Fiction Prize. Her translations have appeared or are forthcoming in Bennington Review, the Cincinnati Review, and the Los Angeles Review, among others. A graduate of NYU and UT Austin, she’s now a literary agent at Barbara J. Zitwer Agency who specializes in translated Korean literature of world-renowned, award-winning authors such as Han Kang and Kyung-Sook Shin. Find her at