Samuel Park

Korean-American author Samuel Park was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil until the age of fourteen. His novel "This Burns My Heart" was chosen as a "Best Book of 2011" by Amazon, "Kirkus Reviews", and "BookPage". It was named one of NPR's "Freshest Reads" and "Today"'s "Favorite Things," and has been translated into four languages. He is an assistant professor of English at Columbia College and lives in Chicago. Visit Samuel Park at