Shin Yu Pai

Poet and visual artist

born September 28, 1975, Riverside, California

grew up in Southern California

lived in Dallas, Texas and other places

now lives in Seattle, Washington

married Kort - Markus Kortlan Bergman , August 6, 2005

one son Tomo

University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Department of Anthropology
degree in Museum Studies

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
Master of Fine Arts, Writing
Thesis Advisor: Elise Paschen, PhD

Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO.
Graduate studies in Writing and Poetics
Thesis Advisor: Reed Bye, PhD

Boston University, Boston, MA.
Bachelor of Arts,English

head of Seattle Obscura Society for Atlas Obscura

develops and designs a complex calendar of events intended to evoke curiosity and inspire wonder

works in development for ArtsFund

Poet Laureate of the city of Redmond

many readings and talks, such as a 2016 Jack Straw writer and 2017 Humanities Washington speaker

Shin Yu Pai

portfolio of photos

some recent books

Shin Yu Pai at Chicago Postmodern Poetry

Shin Yu Pai and Gao Ping

Tom Bolling's home page