Haemin Sunim is a Zen Buddhist teacher, writer and the founder of the School of Broken Hearts in Seoul. Born in South Korea and educated at Berkeley, Harvard, and Princeton, he received formal monastic training from Haein monastery, South Korea and taught Asian religions at Hampshire College in Massachusetts for a period of time. He is known as the "Twitter monk" for having more than 1 million followers on Twitter. His first book, The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down has been translated to more than 30 different languages and sold over three million copies. His second book, Love for Imperfect Things was the number one bestseller of the year 2016 in South Korea and will become available in multiple languages from 2019. Haemin resides in Seoul when not travelling to share his teachings.