Su Cho is a poet and essayist born in South Korea and raised in Indiana. She currently serves as Guest Editor for Poetry Magazine and lives in Lancaster, PA where she’s a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Franklin & Marshall College.
You can read her work in publications like Poetry, New England Review, Gulf Coast, Orion, Southeast Review, and will be anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2021 and They Rise Like a Wave: An Anthology of Asian American Women Poets. Recently, she was a finalist for the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Poetry Fellowship awarded by The Poetry Foundation.
Her essay, “Cleaving Translation” was the winner of Sycamore Review’s 2019 Wabash Prize for Creative Nonfiction, selected by Kiese Laymon, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Her editorial work includes serving as Editor-in-Chief of Cream City Review after serving as Editor-in-Chief of Indiana Review. She is a recipient of a National Society of Arts and Letters Award, the Guy Lemmon Award in Public Writing, the Writer in South Asia Fellowship, and the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Poetry Fellowship. You can follow her on Twitter @su__cho.