David McCann

is the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and director of the Korea Institute at Harvard University.  His books include Azaleas (Columbia University Press, 2007), Enough to Say It’s Far (Princeton University Press, Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation, 2006), Traveler Maps: Poems by Ko Un (Tamal Vista Press, 2004), The Columbia Anthology of Modern Korean Poetry (2004), and Early Korean Literature: Selections and Introductions (2001).  He has published his own poems in such distinguished journals as Poetry, Ploughshares, Descant, and Runes.  His poem “David” was included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology III.  His new book of poems The Way I Wait For You was released by Codhill Press in 2007.