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Yongsoo Park

YONGSOO PARK is a novelist, filmmaker, and playwright. His debut novel Boy Genius was recognized as a Notable Title for the 2002 Kiriyama Book Prize and as a finalist for the 2003 Asian American Literary Awards. A former Van Lier Fellowship winner at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Park was born in South Korea and now lives in Harlem with his wife. Las Cucarachas is his latest novel.


Boy Genius


Selected for the 2002 Kiriyama Prize Notable Books List & selected as a finalist for an Asian American Literary Award.

Las Cucarachas


Award-winning author Yongsoo Park presents a powerful coming-of-age story of a young boy on the edges of New York City.