Youna Kwak

Youna Kwak
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Youna Kwak was born in Seoul, Korea. She has lived in Maryland, Montana, Providence, and Paris, and now is a poet and translator living in Brooklyn, New York. Her poems and translations have appeared in journals includingThe Boston ReviewThe Brooklyn RailThe Horizon ReviewLeft-Facing BirdMuthafuckaNeo, and Po&sie. She teaches in the French department at New York University, where she is currently working on a PhD.

First posted: September 11, 2012

Last modified: April 18, 2016