Monica Ong is a visual poet and 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 work 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.
Silent Anatomies (Kore Press, 2015)