Monica Youn

Monica Youn


Monica Youn is the author of FROM FROM (Graywolf Press 2023), BLACKACRE (Graywolf Press 2016), IGNATZ (Four Way Books 2010), and BARTER (Graywolf Press 2003). She has been awarded the Levinson Prize from the Poetry Foundation, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America, a Witter Bytter Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and a Stegner Fellowship, among other honors. She has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Kingsley Tufts Award and the PEN Open Book Award. A former constitutional lawyer, she grew up in Houston, the daughter of Korean immigrants, and now splits her time between Brooklyn and Southern California, where she is an associate professor of English at UC Irvine.

Events with Monica Youn

Kaleidoscope: Poetic Forms and Collective Histories

13 May 2023
2:00 pm
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House