About

Mark Kyungsoo Bias is a Korean American writer, educator, and adoptee. He is a recipient of the 2022 Academy of American Poets Prize, the 2020 William Matthews Poetry Prize, and a semi-finalist for the 92Y Discovery Prize. He has received support from from Tin House and Kundiman.

His work appears or is forthcoming in The Adroit JournalBest New Poets, The Common, PANK, and Washington Square Review, and has been featured in Poetry Daily and Winning Writers.

He holds an MA from The College of New Jersey and is pursuing an MFA at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he is a REAL Fellow and Creative Writing Instructor. He also teaches classes and offers consultations at Grubstreet.