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Monica Youn

November 7, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm PST

Monica Youn is the author of three books of poems, most recently BLACKACRE (2016), which won the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America and was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kingsley Tufts Award, and longlisted for the National Book Award. Her book IGNATZ (2010) was a finalist for the National Book Award. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and a Stegner Fellowship, among other awards. She teaches at Princeton and in the MFA programs at NYU and Columbia. She is a former lawyer, a daughter of Korean immigrants, and a member of the curatorial collective The Racial Imaginary Institute.

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Date:
November 7, 2019
Time:
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm PST
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Website:
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/

Organizer

Lunch Poems
Website:
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu

Venue

Morrison Library, UC Berkeley
2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Phone:
510-642-3671
Website:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/morrison-library