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Sun Yung Shin
Portrait of Sun Yung Shin
Credit: David Boyer

Sun Yung Shin (she/they) is the author of four books of poetry, most recently The Wet Hex (Coffee House Press, 2022), which was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. She is also the author of two illustrated books for children, most recently Where We Come From, coauthored with Diane Wilson, Shannon Gibney, and John Coy another finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Her forthcoming books include a collection of essays, Heart Eater: Field Notes from an Immigrant Writer (Black Lawrence Press, 2025) and a picture book, Revolutions Are Made of Love: Grace Lee Boggs and James Boggs (Lerner Publishing, 2025), co-authored with Mélina Mangal. Winner of the Asian American Literary Award, Shin has received fellowships from the MacDowell Foundation and other organizations. With poet Su Hwang, she cofounded Poetry Asylum; she is also a teaching artist with the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop. Shin lives in Minneapolis with her family. (updated 10/2023)

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