Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong

About Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong (born August 7, 1976) is an American poet, writer, and professor who has published three volumes of poetry. Much of her work includes mixed language and serialized narrative. Hong's books of poems include Translating Mo'um (2002), Dance Dance Revolution (2007), and Engine Empire (2012). Her book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, published in Spring 2020 by One World/Random House and Profile Books (UK) was a New York Times bestselling book of creative nonfiction and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, and earned her recognition on TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021 list for her writings and advocacy for Asian American women.
Her poems have appeared in A Public Space, Paris Review, Poetry, Web Conjunctions, jubilat, and Chain, among others. She has also written articles for publications like The Village Voice, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor and The New York Times Magazine. In 2002, she also won a Pushcart Prize for Translating Mo'um and she won the 2006 Barnard Women Poets Prize.

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