Poet | Essayist | Teacher | Editor

Su Cho is a poet and essayist born in South Korea and raised in Indiana. She has served as the editor-in-chief of Indiana Review, Cream City Review and has served as guest editor for Poetry magazine. Her work has been featured in Poetry, New England Review, Gulf Coast, and Orion; the 2021 Best American Poetry and Best New Poets anthologies; and elsewhere. A finalist for the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Poetry Fellowship, recipient of a National Society of Arts and Letters Award, and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she is currently an assistant professor at Clemson University.


PhD in English
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MFA in Poetry + MA in Literature
Indiana University

BA in English, Creative Writing, & Psychology
Emory University


Su has taught many creative writing and composition courses at IU and UWM. Most recently, she taught at Franklin & Marshall College where she designed courses like Asian American Literature, Poetry Workshop, and Intro to CW. She has also taught creative writing workshops online at various levels.