Biographies Yearn Hong Choi (1941- )

Yearn Hong Choi was born in Korea in 1941. He is the author of several collections of poetry, four of which are in English, including Autumn Vocabularies (1990), Copenhagen’s Bicycle (2010), and Adieu, Winter (2015). He has also written a memoir, Song of Myself: A Korean-American Life (2010). Choi is the editor of several anthologies, including Fragrance of Poetry: Korean-American Literature (2005) and, most recently, Ebb and Flow: Anthology of Korean-American Poets 2017. He is the founder of both the Korean Poets and Writers Group and the Korean-American Poets’ Group in Washington, D.C. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin, Old Dominion University, the University of the District of Columbia, and the University of Seoul. Yearn Hong Choi currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia.

Audio Recordings with Yearn Hong Choi

Selected Works at the Library of Congress