Poet. Educator. Editor.

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  Photo Credit: Nicholas Nichols

Photo Credit: Nicholas Nichols

 

MONICA SOK is a Cambodian American poet and the daughter of former refugees. She is the author of Year Zero, winner of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. Her work has been recognized with a "Discovery" / Boston Review Poetry Prize. Other honors include fellowships from Hedgebrook, The Elizabeth George Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Kundiman, The Jerome Foundation, Montalvo Arts Center, MacDowell Colony, Saltonstall Foundation, and others. Currently, Sok is a 2018-2020 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and a Poet-in-Residence at Banteay Srei in Oakland. Her debut poetry collection is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.