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  • Michael Shewmaker

    Michael Shewmaker

    Lecturer

    BioMichael Shewmaker is the recent winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize and author of Penumbra (Ohio UP, 2017). His poems recently appear in Yale Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Sewanee Review, Poetry Daily, Parnassus, Oxford American, Narrative, and elsewhere. Born in Texarkana, Texas, he earned an MFA from McNeese State University and a PhD in creative writing from Texas Tech University. He is a Jones Lecturer in poetry at Stanford University.

  • 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.

  • Shimon Tanaka

    Shimon Tanaka

    Lecturer

    BioShimon Tanaka has published fiction in and won prizes from The Gettysburg Review, Glimmer Train Stories, the Michigan Quarterly Review, and AGNI, and has been anthologized in Best New American Voices. He has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Asian Cultural Council, and the Stegner Fellowship. He is currently at work on a novel exploring Japanese propaganda artists and Kim Il Sung's Repatriation Project. He lives in San Francisco.

  • Rose Whitmore

    Rose Whitmore

    Lecturer

    BioRose Whitmore earned her MFA from the University of New Hampshire. Her writing has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Missouri Review, and Mid-American Review. She is the recipient of a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, a residency from Hedgebrook, and the 2013 Peden Prize from the Missouri Review.