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Monica Ong
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Monica Ong is the author of Silent Anatomies (2015), selected by Joy Harjo as winner of the Kore Press First Book Award in poetry. A Kundiman poetry fellow and MFA graduate in Digital Media at the Rhode Island School of Design, Ong’s visual poetry innovates on text+image to surface hidden narratives of women and diaspora.

You can find recent work featured in Redivider, ctrl+v, Waxwing Magazine, Glassworks Magazine, Seneca Review, Asian American Literary Review, and anthologized in Spectral Lines: Poems about Scientists, and Poesia Visual 5. Ong has also been awarded residencies at the Studios at MassMoCA, Millay Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center, Vermont Studio Center, and Yaddo. Based in Connecticut, she serves as the User Experience Designer at the Yale Digital Humanities Lab. You can find her on Twitter @mongmedia.

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