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Monica Ferrell

Monica Ferrell is the author of the poetry collections You Darling Thing (Four Way Books, 2018), a finalist for the 2020 Kingsley Tufts Award, and Beasts for the Chase (Sarabande Books, 2008), recipient of the Kathryn A. Morton Prize and a finalist for the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Prize in Poetry, as well as the novel The Answer Is Always Yes (Dial Press, 2009). Born in New Delhi, she is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, MacDowell, and Stanford University, and is currently a professor of creative writing at State University of New York at Purchase.

Monica Ferrell
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