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Monica Youn

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

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
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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