Monica Sok

Monica Sok

Monica Sok is a Cambodian American poet from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Society of America, Kundiman, the Elizabeth George Foundation, and the Stadler Center for Poetry. She holds an MFA in creative writing from New York University.

May/June 2018

Windfall

By Monica Sok

The fishermen, desperate, poisoned them with a cloudy gasoline so they dropped like apples on the ground one might find below a tree. Except these were birds out of water, […]

Nov/Dec 2017

Ask the Locals

By Monica Sok

Nobody knows how those so-called revolutionaries who wanted year zero so bad, turned into mosquitoes. I mean, mosquitoes right? Because not butterflies or moths rolling in the mass graves—we all […]