Cathy Park Hong

(1976 / Los Angeles, California, United States)

Biography of Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong (born August 7, 1976) is a Korean-American writer. She teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

Much of her work includes mixed language and serialized narrative. Updates

Year of the Amateur

Recall the frontier when the business
of memory booms, when broadbands uncoil
and clouds swell with sticky portals, amassing
to a monsoon of live-streams.
Burn your chattel to keep the cloud afloat
so its tears can freeze to snow.
The voice flatlines in this season of pulp:
The artist makes miniature churches out of drain pulp,
The Indonesian rainforest is pulped,

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