Ellie Wong

‘It started with joy’: Monica Sok talks poetry, embracing heritage in art creation

On Thursday, Oct. 29, Stanford’s Creative Writing Program hosted an interview with Jones Lecturer Monica Sok as part of its Poetry-In-Conversation series. Sok has received fellowships from Kundiman, Hedgebrook, the National Endowment for the Arts and other organizations, and her debut poetry collection “A Nail the Evening Hangs On” was published this past February. This winter,…

Spooky reads for Halloween in quarantine

In October, the year is waning. Time plays tricks on us in October: the daylight lessening, the nights “endless.” It is the month of hauntings too — of extended twilights and sudden changes in the wind. It marks the beginning of the period in which we recount the year that has passed us by. It is the time to remember.
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