portrait of Kim Seung Hee

Kim Seung Hee

Kim Seung Hee (b. 1952), is a celebrated Korean poet. Her career began in 1973. In addition to ten volumes of poetry she has published two volumes of fiction. She is widely admired as a feminist surrealist and has received several major awards. Her volume Pots Bobbing was published in English as Walking on a Washing-Line (Cornell EAS). She gained her BA, MA and PhD. degrees from Sogang University, Seoul, before becoming a professor there. She has now retired and is an emeritus professor in the university's Korean Department.

Poems by Kim Seung Hee