Author: Emily Jungmin Yoon

Emily Jungmin Yoon grew up in Korea and Canada. She received a BA at the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in creative writing at New York University. Now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, she serves as poetry editor for The Margins, the journal of the Asian American Writers' Workshop.

Ordinary Misfortunes
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Ordinary Misfortunes

Tupelo Press

Poetry. Korea continues to grapple with the shared memory of its Japanese and US occupations. The poems in ORDINARY MISFORTUNES incorporate actual testimony about cruelty against vulnerable bodies—including the wianbu, euphemistically known as "comf...

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