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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected two poems by Monica Ong for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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These two works can be found in Monica Ong’s new book Silent Anatomies (2015), selected by Joy Harjo as winner of the Kore Press First Book Award.

Monica Ong is a Kundiman Poetry Fellow and a visual designer based in Connecticut.

Readers are encouraged to submit 3–5 poems as a PDF to Joe Pan for consideration at

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Joe Pan

Joe Pan grew up along the Space Coast of Florida and attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His debut poetry book, Autobiomythography & Gallery, was named “Best First Book of the Year”...