Mark Kyungsoo Bias

India Downes-Le Guin

Mark Kyungsoo Bias is a Korean-American writer and a recipient of the 2020 William Matthews Poetry Prize. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Asheville Poetry Review, Best New Poets, PANK, and elsewhere. He is currently an MFA Candidate and a REAL Fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he teaches creative writing. He is also a consultant and poetry instructor at Grub Street. Find him at or on insta @markbias