Welcome! This library research guide contain information on the author Cathy Park Hong and her book Minor Feelings.
Cathy Park Hong will "visit" the campus on April 15th, 2021.
Photo credit: Nancy Hong
Born to Korean parents on August 7, 1976, Cathy Park Hong was raised in Los Angeles. She studied at Oberlin College before earning an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop.
Hong's most recent poetry collection is Engine Empire (W. W. Norton, 2013). Her debut, Translating Mo'um (Hanging Loose Press, 2002) received a Pushcart Prize, and Dance Dance Revolution (W. W. Norton, 2007) was selected for the Barnard Women Poets Prize by Adrienne Rich. She is also the author of the essay collection Minor Feelings (One World/Random House, 2020).
You can read her poetry here: Poetry Foundation: Cathy Park Hong
You can read her interview on her book here: Salon Interview
You can watch virtual book club Q&A with Cathy Park Hong here: Asian Society Book Event
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Articles on Minor Feelings:
Drawing inspiration from Hong’s memoir, we’re asking students to engage their #minorfeelings and write a #sixwordmemoir.
To submit your own six-word memoir, please visit this page:
What is a six word memoir?
In 2006, Larry Smith launched the Six Word Memoir project, asking his community “Can you tell your life story in six words?” Since then, the Six Word Memoir project has inspired individuals around the world to use just six words to tell their stories.
To learn more, check out their website: https://www.sixwordmemoirs.com/