Park Sangsoon was born in 1962 in Seoul. He studied fine art painting at Seoul National University. He made his debut in 1991, publishing 8 poems including “Railway to the Bread Factory” in the spring issue of the quarterly Writer’s World. He has published the collections of poetry 6 is Tree, 7 is Dolphin; Marana, Heroine of a Porn Comic; Love Adagio; Passing the Cotton Field, a Boy Went Away. He is the recipient of the Contemporary Poets Group Award (1996), the Hyundae Literary Award (2006), and the Hyundae Poetry Award (2013).