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Monica Youn

Monica Youn (윤영나; b. 1971) - an award-winning author of three books of poems, Ms. Youn wrote Blackacre (2016), which was the winner of the prestigious William Carlos Williams Award (presented annually for the best book of poetry), as well as being included in the New York Times Best Poetry of 2016 and named one of Washington Post's Best Poetry Collections of 2016. Her 2010 book Ignatz was a National Book Award Finalist for Poetry.


A Rhodes Scholar and Yale Law School trained-lawyer, she currently teaches poetry at Princeton University.