Sun Yung Shin is the author of Skirt Full of Black, which won the Asian American Literary Award for Poetry in 2008. She is the co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and the author of Cooper’s Lesson, a bilingual English-Korean illustrated book for children. She has received grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Bush Foundation, and the Jerome Foundation. Her work has been published in the Indiana Review, the Mid-American Review, Xcp: Cross-Cultural Poetics, La Fovea, Cerise Press, and elsewhere. She lives in Minneapolis.