In 2007, he received a grant from the Baroboin Buddhist Foundation to edit and assist in the translation of a manuscript of Buddhist questions and answers. His first book of translations (with T’ae-yŏng Hŏ), Borderland Roads: Selected Poems of Hŏ Kyun, was published by White Pine in the fall of 2009. Garden Chrysanthemums and First Mountain Snow: Zen Questions and Answers from Korea, edited by Ian, was published by White Pine in 2010. Ian's own poetry has placed in or won several award contests, including the SLS and Pavel Strut Fellowships, and Atlanta Review and River Styx competitions. His essays, poetry, interviews, and translations have appeared in literary journals and periodicals both in Korea and the United States, including New Orleans Review, Writer's Chronicle, JoongAng Daily News, and Hyundae Buddhist News. See Journal and Links pages for more information on education activities and other interests.
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