Poem-A-Day : “Jeju Island”

Boston Review: “Icicle Creek”

Poetry Society of America: “Showtime”

PEN America: “Testimony”

Seattle Review of Books: “Korean War”

Figure 1: “Homecoming”

Poetry Northwest: “43558 Southerland Way” & “Trilogy”

Verse Daily: “Confession”

Two Peach: “Overcast”

CityArts: “Shaman”

Berfrois: “For Adam”

The Margins: “The Forest,” “Pigeon,” and “Madrona”

Zocalo Public Square: “Alki the Town of Dreams”

Berfrois: “South Korean Ferry Accident”

Print-Oriented Bastards: “On Sleep”

Narrative Magazine: “Tiger Balm,” “Joyful God,” “Moat”

H.O.W. Journal: “An English to English Translation of Beyoncé”

Los Angeles Review of Books: “Today Never Happened”


Catapult: “Writing Advice for My Younger Self”

Slate: “The Coat”

Prairie Schooner: “How to Age with Grace”


SmokeLong Quarterly: “Ueno Zoo”

SWARM: “Savage”

Coast/NoCoast: “Haru”


Asymptote: “A Bright Room,” “Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick,” “Between a Rice Bowl and Shadow”

Poetry Daily & Waxwing Magazine: “On the Street,” “Shadow”

World Literature Today: “The Mythology of I in Translation”

Antioch University: “Death,” “Jebu Island, and also Rain”

Blue Lyra Review: “49th Day” and “On the Road”

Hayden’s Ferry Review: “Cried”

Alchemy Journal: “Dating 3,” “Dating 1”

Puerto Del Sol: “Your Package,” “Spring Letter,” “Road or Net,” and “Mirror Gnaws on My Face”


Pleiades: Poetry by Korean American Women: “Guest Editor’s Note”

The World I Leave You: Asian American Poets on Faith and Spirit: “Shaman,” “Floaters,” “The Mountain,” “Father in his Old Age”

Bettering American Poetry Vol. 3: “Five Cantos”

Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics: “My Country,” “Clearance”

Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on Politics of Identity: “Pledge of Allegiance”


The Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing 2020

Prairie Schooner’s Creative Nonfiction Contest Runner-Up 18-19

Sundress Publications’ The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed 18-19

Boston Review’s “Top 25 Poems of 2017” 17-18

National Poetry Series Finalist 16-17

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “All Bodies Are” 15-16

Best of the Net for “Ingredients for Memories Used As Explosives” 12-13

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “To My Mother Kneeling in the Cactus Garden” 12-13