Do Jong-hwan was born in 1954 and is among the foremost poets in Korea. He made his literary debut in 1982 and has since published many collections of poetry.
As a poet who depicts the struggle of common people in a divided country, Do opens up new possibilities for the unification of North and South Korea. He is the recipient of many Korean literary prizes.
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