Yoo Heekyung

Yoo Heekyung 유희경 is a South Korean poet and playwright. He is the author of Oneul achim daneo (2011), Dangsinui jari – namuro jaraneun bangbeop (2013), Uriege jamsi sinieotdeon (2018), and other collections. He is a playwright with the theater company 독 (dock) and a member of the poetry collective 작란 (作亂) (jaknan). In 2019 Yoo was awarded the Hyundae Munhak Sang (Contemporary Literature Award) for his poetry. He runs ,wit n cynical, a series of poetry bookstores and project spaces in Seoul. 

  • A photograph of a man, whose head is obscured by an object in the foreground
    Yoo Heekyung
    Photo by owtana on Unsplash father inside my coat it is only after i lose my wallet that i find father inside my coat. he is holding a long and slender cigarette between his teeth. dear father...

World Literature Today
630 Parrington Oval, Suite 110
Norman, OK 73019-4037
405-325-4531



Updated by World Literature Today: [email protected]