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Monica Youn

Class of 1932 Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts

Monica Youn is the author of two books of poetry: Barter (2003) and Ignatz (2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her poems have been widely published, including in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review. She has been a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and a Witter Bynner Fellow of the Library of Congress and has been awarded residencies at Civitella Ranieri, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. She was a practicing lawyer for over a decade, most recently at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School. She has previously taught poetry at Bennington College, Columbia University, and Pratt Institute.

Photo courtesy Monica Youn



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New South Building, Floor 6




Email

myyoun@Princeton.EDU




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