Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi talk about reenacting trauma and narrating death in Kim Hyesoon's powerful new book, Autobiography of Death, translated by Don Mee Choi. Special guests Forrest Gander and Brenda Hillman will read their poems and translations. Sponsored by The Center for the Art of Translation.
Prominent South Korean poet Kim Hyesoon discusses his new book “Autobiography of Death” with Don Mee Choi (“Hardly War” and “The Morning News is Exciting”), who translated the book into English. With them in conversation are mutual friends and poets Forrest Gander (“Core Samples from the World”) and Brenda Hillman (“Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire”), who will also read from their own work.