Born in Daegu, South Korea, 김경수 Mark Kyungsoo Bias is a recipient of the 2022 Joseph Langland Poetry Prize, the 2020 William Matthews Poetry Prize, and a semi-finalist for the 92Y Discovery Prize.

His work has been published or is forthcoming in Academy of American Poets, The Adroit Journal, Best New Poets, The Common, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Offing, Los Angeles Review, New England Review, and PANK, among others.

He has received support from Kundiman and Tin House as well as features in LitHub and Poetry Daily. He holds an MFA and Film Certificate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he was a REAL Fellow.