Chanho Song (송찬호) was born in 1959 and studied German literature at Kyungpook National University. He has published four books of poetry, including The Earth Has Rectangular MemoryAn Empty Chair for Ten YearsRed Eye, Camellia, and The Night of the Cat’s Return. He has received the East-West Literary Award (2000), the Kim Sooyoung Literary Award (2000), and the Midang Literary Award (2008), one of Korea’s most prestigious poetry prizes.

Chanho Song (송찬호)