Ed Bok Lee

Ed Bok Lee’s latest collection of poems and prose, Whorled (Coffee House Press), was a winner of the 2012 American Book Award. Past honors include a PEN/Open Book Award, a Minnesota Book Award, and an Asian American Literary Award (Members’ Choice). Recently, his poems and prose have appeared in Diode, Gulf Coast, Fence, The Normal School, Idaho Review, Copper Nickel, and Volt. Lee’s work as a translator has ranged from the Russian prose of Soviet-Kazakh science fiction writer, Anatoli Kim, to, most recently, the poetry of Kim Ki Taek (in Korean Literature Now, Winter 2017).