MOON OVER NEW YORK From the 86th floor of the Empire State Building I view the great night scene of New York. I see New York City from Hamilton... Read more →
Yearn Hong Choi has a degree in Political Science/Public Administration from Indiana University, and a masters in Public Administration from Yonsei University. Already an established poet in Korea, Dr. Choi, who became an American citizen in 1976, has long been a leader in the Korean-American literary community. He was the co-editor of the first Korean-American anthology, The Horizon, published in Los Angeles, and the editor of The Korean-American Poetry. He has published four poetry books in English, Autumn Vocabularies (1990), Moon of New York (2008), Copenhagen’s Bicycle (2010) and Adieu, Winter (2015). In 1994 Dr. Choi became the first Korean-American poet to read his poems at the US Library of Congress upon the invitation of the Poet Laureate. His memoir, Song of Myself: A Korean-American Life, was published by Poetic Matrix Press in 2010.
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