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Su Hwang is a poet, activist, and the author of Bodega, winner of the 2020 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry. Born in Seoul, Korea, she was raised in New York then called the Bay Area home before transplanting to the Midwest. A recipient of the inaugural Jerome Hill Fellowship in Literature, the Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize, and writer-in-residence fellowships to Dickinson House and Hedgebrook, her poems have appeared in Ninth Letter, Water~Stone Review, Waxwing, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop and is the co-founder, with poet-educator-healer Sun Yung Shin, of Poetry Asylum. Hwang currently lives in Minneapolis.
Recent & Notable Works
Bodega (Milkweed Editions, 2019)