Poet Monica Youn
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Youn, Monica
Poet Monica Youn will read from her work followed by a brief Q&A and book signing, courtesy of Barnes & Noble at FIT bookstore. Monica Youn is the author of three books of poetry, most recently BLACKACRE (2016), which won the William Carlos Williams Award (judged by Robin Coste Lewis). It was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN Open Book Award and longlisted for the National Book Award, as well as being named one of the best poetry collections of the year by The New York Times, The Washington Post and BuzzFeed. Her previous book IGNATZ (2010) was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her poems have been widely published, including in Poetry, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Lana Turner, The Paris Review, and The Best American Poetry. The daughter of Korean immigrants and a former lawyer, she lives in New York and teaches at Princeton University and in the Columbia and Sarah Lawrence MFA programs.
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2017, October 12). Poet Monica Youn [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/26648
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Poet Monica Youn." Archive on Demand, 12 Oct. 2017, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/26648
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Poet Monica Youn," Archive on Demand, October 12, 2017, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/26648