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Jake Levine

Jake Levine is an American translator, poet, and scholar. He received both his BA and MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently ABD in a PhD program in Comparative Literature at Seoul National University. He works as an assistant professor of creative writing at Keimyung University and as a lecturer at the Literature Translation Institute of Korea. He is the editor for the Korean poetry series Moon Country at Black Ocean, and previously he served as the editor-in-chief of Sonora Review, as the poetry editor of Spork Press, and as an assistant editor at Acta Koreana. His co-translations of Kim Minjeong’s Beautiful and Useless (Black Ocean) and The Poems of Hwang Yuwon, Ha Jaeyoun, and Seo Daekyung (Vagabond Press) will be published in the fall 2020. He also was a co-translator of the award winning book Hysteria by Kim Yideum and is a former Fulbright scholar.