West Texas Talk:
Poet Monica Youn Discusses Her Book, “Blackacre”

On this episode, Ryan Paradiso speaks to Lannan resident Monica Youn about her book, Blackacre, and about Youn’s transition from a lawyer, to a writer.

Youn currently teaches poetry at Princeton University and is the author of two other books, Barter and Ignatz. 

She will read at the Crowley Theater on Sunday, January 20 at 6 pm.

About Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen is a born and bred Texan from Houston. She reports for Marfa Public Radio where she also hosts and produces the interview program West Texas Talk. Nguyen studied Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas, was a student at the Transom Story Workshop, and was a Next Generation Radio Fellow. Her work explores the stories and forces that shape the people and places of Far West Texas.
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