Youna Kwak


She holds a Ph.D. in French from New York University and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Montana. Her translation of Véronique Bizot’s Les Jardiniers is forthcoming in 2017 from Diálogos Press.

Her poems, essays, and translations have appeared in the Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cerise Press, The Conversant, Harriet, Horizon Review, Left-Facing Bird, Muthafucka, Neo, The Offing, Po&sie, Talking River, and La Traductière.

Currently she is Adjunct Professor of French and Creative Writing at the University of Redlands, CA.