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Suji Kwock Kim

Suji Kwock Kim is the author of the poetry collections Disorient (forthcoming) and Notes from the Divided Country (Louisiana State, 2003), which won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Whiting Writers’ Award. She is the recipient of fellowships from the NEA, Fulbright/IIE, and the Association for Asian Studies.


On Nonattachment

Spring 2016 | Poetry

  Glass is good.Cool the light slashing down in diagonals from all angles,silent the pope’s scream across a plane of paint. Let the eye see plainlyhow pain might be stripped from paint:how light and glass will never marry. [...]