Born in South Korea, Sekyo Nam Haines immigrated to the U.S. in 1973 as a registered nurse. She received her BA in American literature and writing at Goddard College’s ADP. She continued her study of English literature at the Harvard Extension school and poetry with the late Ottone M. Riccio in Boston, MA. Her first book, Bitter Seasons’ Whip: The Complete Poems of Lee Yuk Sa, was published in 2022 (Tolsun Books). Her poems appeared in the poetry journals Constellations, Off the Coast, Lily Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Her translations of Kim Sowohl’s poetry appeared in The Harvard Review, The Brooklyn Rail's InTranslation, Ezra, and Circumference. Her translations of Cho Ji Hoon appeared in Interim, Asymptote’s Translation Tuesday blog, The Fourth River, Tupelo Quarterly, ANMLY, The Tampa Review, and MAYDAY and are forthcoming in Consequence Forum, Guernica Magazine, The Common, and Hayden’s Ferry Review. Sekyo lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her family.