University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Monica Youn

Ms. Youn is sponsored by the University of Arizona Student Affairs Division

Monica Youn is the author of Blackacre (Graywolf Press 2016), which was nominated for the National Book Award, Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Barter (Graywolf Press 2003). Her poems have been widely published, including in Poetry, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review and The Best American Poetry. She has been awarded the Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University and the Witter Bynner Fellowship of the Library of Congress, as well as residencies at Civitella Ranieri, the Rockefeller Foundation – Bellagio, Yaddo and MacDowell. A former lawyer, she currently teaches at Princeton University and in the Sarah Lawrence and Warren Wilson MFA programs.

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Scheduled events:
Poetry Reading with Monica Youn
Wallace Stegner Fellow, Witter Bynner Fellow, and National Book Award 2010 finalist Monica Youn reads from her latest collection of poetry, “Blackacre,” which was nominated for the 2016 National Book Award.

Student Union Kiva (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union Kiva (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Monica Youn
Moderator: Joni Wallace

Graywolf Press
September 2016
ISBN 9781555977504
Paperback, 88 pages
$16.00, INSTOCK
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* A Publishers Weekly Fall 2016 Top 10 Poetry Selection * *One of Brooklyn Magazine’s 100 Books to Read in 2016 * “Blackacre” is a centuries-old legal fiction—a placeholder name for a hypothetical estate. More/less

Four Way Books
March 2010
ISBN 9781935536017
Paperback, 69 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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A collection of love poems based on George Herriman's comic strip characters Ignatz Mouse and Krazy Kat.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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