Proleptic Form: Toward a Poetics of Self Defense

Monica Youn
Wednesday, Dec 6 2023, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Cricket Hill Barn
Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2023
Wednesday, Dec 6 2023 3:00 PM Wednesday, Dec 6 2023 4:00 PM America/New_York Proleptic Form: Toward a Poetics of Self Defense OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A craft talk with Monica Youn. Cricket Hill Barn Bennington College


Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan

Monica Youn is the author of four volumes of poetry, most recently From From (Graywolf, 2023). Her previous collection Blackacre (Graywolf, 2016) received the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the PEN Open Book Award, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Ignatz (Four Way, 2010) was a National Book Award finalist. The daughter of Korean immigrants, a Rhodes Scholar, and a former lawyer with a JD from Yale Law School, Youn is an associate professor in the UC Irvine creative writing program and a member of the Racial Imaginary Institute.