Draft:Monica Sok

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Monica Sok
BornLancaster
Alma mater
AwardsKundiman fellow


Monica Sok (September 27, 1990 – ) is a Cambodian American poet from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is the author of Year Zero, winner of the 2015 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship.[1] As a daughter of Cambodian refugees, she has notably created works that address the trauma of the Khmer Rouge without using the associated language in her lexicon.[2] Sok holds an MFA in creative writing from New York University. She has received multiple fellowships and residencies from established organizations, such as Hedgebrook, National Endowment for the Arts, Kundiman, Jerome Foundation, and others. Her first poetry collection A Nail the Evening Hangs On is set to be released in 2020 by Copper Canyon Press.

Early life[edit]

Monica Sok was born on September 27, 1990 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Career[edit]

Monica Sok

Awards and honors[edit]

Monica Sok won the Kundiman fellow.

Monica Sok was nominated for the .

Death and legacy[edit]

Monica Sok died on in .

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Year Zero - Poetry Society of America". www.poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  2. ^ "Monica Sok | Kenyon Review Conversations". The Kenyon Review. Retrieved 2019-08-04.