Sam Cha was born in Korea. He earned an MFA from UMass Boston. A winner of two Academy of American Poets prizes and a St. Botolph’s Club Emerging Artists Grant, his work has appeared in apt, Anderbo, Better, Best New Poets, Boston Review, decomP, DIAGRAM, Memorious, Missouri Review, Rattle, RHINO, and Toad. He’s a poetry editor at Radius. He is the author of a chapbook, American Carnage, that was published by Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs in 2018, and of The Yellow Book, a full-length collection of cross-genre writing, forthcoming from [PANK] Books in 2020.