Kim Hyesoon

Kim Hyesoon is one of the most influential contemporary poets of South Korea. She is the first female poet to receive the prestigious Midang and Kim Su-yong awards, and her collections include I’m OK, I’m Pig!, Poor Love Machine, and Autobiography of Death. She has received many awards for her poetry, including the 2019 International Griffin Poetry Prize and the prestigious Samsung Ho-Am Prize in 2022. Kim lives in Seoul and teaches creative writing at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.
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