The World's Lightest Motorcycle (Paperback)

The World's Lightest Motorcycle By Won Yi, Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello (Translator), E. J. Koh (Translator) Cover Image
By Won Yi, Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello (Translator), E. J. Koh (Translator)
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A successor to Korean feminist poets like Kim Hyesoon, Yi Won frequently writes about the perilousness of maintaining one's human identity in a high-tech, digital environment. In this debut book in English, her poems range from avant-garde prose poems to more lyrical, if dark, free verse, as she examines isolation, death, and the passage of time -- and in the process, upends polite society and Korean literary culture.

About the Author


Co-translator Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello is the author of Hour of the Ox (2016), which won the 2015 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and the 2016 Florida Book Award bronze medal for poetry, and was a finalist for the 2017 Milt Kessler Poetry Award. She has received poetry fellowships from several organizations, and her work has appeared in Best New Poets, The Georgia Review, The New York Times, The Sun, and more. She is on the advisory board for Sundress Publications, and is program coordinator for Miami Book Fair.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781938890840
ISBN-10: 1938890841
Publisher: Zephyr Press
Publication Date: November 16th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English