Won-Chung Kim is a professor of English literature at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea, where he teaches contemporary American poetry, ecological literature, and translation. He earned his Ph.D. in English at the University of Iowa in 1993. He has translated Kim Chiha's Heart's Agony and Choi Seungho's Flowers in the Toilet Bowl. He will soon publish translations of Chong Hyonjong's Trees of the World and an anthology of Korean ecological poets. He has also translated E. T. Seton's The Gospel of the Redman and Bernd Heinrich's In a Patch of Fireweed into Korean.