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  • Born in 1967, in Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do, the poet graduated from the Creative Writing in Literature program at Seoul Institute of the Arts.
    He started his literary career with two poems, ‘Good people’ and ‘That day’, that were selected by the Hankook Ilbo(a Korean daily Newspaper) for its spring literary contest in 1995.
    His publications include four poetry books: You are Trying to Go Somewhere (2003), Private Life of Wind(2006), Radiant (2010), and Snowman Inn (2013); and four essays: Attraction (2005),
    Wind Blows, I Like You (2012), One Day 1 (2013), and The Person Next to Me (2015).
    His latest poetry book, Snowman Inn, sold over 10,000 copies in the first month. His travel essays, Attraction and Wind Blows, I Like You, have sold 500,000 and 300,000 copies, respectively.
    He also worked as a script writer for music programs at an MBC radio broadcasting company in Korea from 1996 till 2006. In 2006, he won the 11th Contemporary Poetry Award.
    He is currently a director of the publishing company ‘Dal’ in Korea, and a member of ‘Sihim’ (a Korean poetry society).

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