Creative Writing
Department Chair:
DeSales Harrison

Administrative Assistant:
Suzanne Overstreet

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-6567
Fax: (440) 775-6677

153 W. Lorain Street

Oberlin, OH, 44074

Cathy Park Hong

Cathy Park Hong

Dance Dance RevolutionCathy Park Hong's first book, Translating Mo'um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and was published in 2007 by WW Norton. Hong is also the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a Village Voice Fellowship for Minority Reporters. Her poems have been published in A Public Space, Poetry, Paris Review, Conjunctions, McSweeney's, Harvard Review, Boston Review, The Nation, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, and other journals, and she has reported for the Village Voice, The Guardian, The New York Times Magazine, and Salon. She is an Assistant Professor at Sarah Lawrence College and is a member of the faculty at Queen's College at the Queens MFA program in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Selected Bibliography

Translating Mu'om - Hanging Loose Press, 2002
Dance Dance Revolution - W. W. Norton & Company, 2007

Other Links

Cathy Park Hong's Professional Site
Faculty Profile at Sarah Lawrence College