Sun Y Shin
Sun Yung Shin is the author of Skirt Full of Black, a poetry collection that won the Asian American Literary Prize in 2008. She is the co-editor of Outsiders Within: Transracial Adoption Literature and the author of Cooper's Lesson, a bilingual Korean/English illustrated children's book. The Archibald Bush Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, Jerome Foundation, Bladdock Nature Sanctuary, and the Loft Literary Center have all given Sun Yung artist scholarships and fellowships. She has taught writing at the University of Minnesota, the College of St. Benedict, and the University of St. Thomas. Catherine, the Loft Literary Center, Intermedia Arts, and other local institutions. Sunyung Shin's website is www.sunyungshin.com.