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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.