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  • Nina Schloesser Tarano

    Nina Schloesser Tarano

    Lecturer

    BioNina Schloesser Tárano was born and grew up in Guatemala City. She received her MFA from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in Fence and The New Inquiry Magazine. She came to Stanford in 2010 as a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction, and has been teaching in the Creative Writing Program since 2012.

  • Michael Shewmaker

    Michael Shewmaker

    Lecturer

    BioMichael Shewmaker is the author of Leviathan (2023) and Penumbra (2017), winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. Born in Texarkana, Texas, he is the recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and Stanford University, where he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow. His recent poems appear in Best American Poetry, The Believer, Harvard Review, Oxford American, Ploughshares, Southern Review, and elsewhere. He is a Jones Lecturer in poetry at Stanford University and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Emily.

  • Monica Sok

    Monica Sok

    Lecturer

    BioMonica Sok is a Cambodian American poet and the daughter of refugees. She is the author of A NAIL THE EVENING HANGS ON (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). Her work has been recognized with a Discovery Prize from the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center. She is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, Hedgebrook, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Elizabeth George Foundation, and others. Her poems appear in American Poetry Review, The Offing, Georgia Review, POETRY, Kenyon Review, the Margins, and New Republic. Currently, Sok is a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University and also teaches poetry at the Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants in Oakland, California. She is originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.