Sun Yung Shin


Sun Yung Shin is the author of a book of prose Unbearable Splendor; two books of poetry Rough, and Savage and Skirt Full of Black; a co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption; and author of the children's book Cooper's Lesson. She has an MA in teaching from the University of St. Thomas and an MFA in creative writing from Naropa University. She has training in restorative justice, conflict resolution, racial justice talking circle facilitation, and various somatic healing modalities. Born in South Korea, she lives in Minneapolis where she teaches, lectures, facilitates workshops, and co-directs Poetry Asylum.