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Monica Youn on Life and the Dreams It Evokes at Prairie Schooner

At Prairie Schooner, Eric Farwell’s interview with Monica Youn covers the poetic line, law, and her creative process on the occasion of her latest collection, Blackacre: Monica Youn is a poet interested in the intersection between the beauty we want in life, and the darkness that often serves as an invisible barrier for it. Youn’s […]
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