Special thanks to astrophysicist Charles Liu for his translation of Quiet Night Thought by Li Bai.
Monica Ong is a visual poet whose debut collection, Silent Anatomies (2015), was selected by U.S. Poet Laureate 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 has been awarded residencies most recently at the Studios at MassMoCA, Millay Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center, and Yaddo. Based in Connecticut, she serves as the User Experience Designer at the Yale Digital Humanities Laboratory, her current work exploring the intersection of poetry and astronomy, considering the sky and its histories from the female gaze. WEB TWITTER