Next Letter in the Mail: Monica Prince


Our next Letter in the Mail is from poet, teacher, and performer Monica Prince! Monica sends us an expansive letter contemplating love and relationships, written in the form of a choreopoem.

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Monica Prince teaches activist and performance writing at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. She is the author of How to Exterminate the Black Woman: A Choreopoem ([PANK], 2020), Instructions for Temporary Survival (Red Mountain Press, 2019), and Letters from the Other Woman (Grey Book Press, 2018). She is the managing editor of the Santa Fe Writers Project Quarterly, and the co-author of the suffrage play, A Pageant of Agitating Women, with Anna Andes. Her work appears in The Missouri Review, Wildness, The Texas ReviewThe Rumpus, MadCap ReviewAmerican Poetry Journal, and elsewhere.


Photograph of Monica Prince by Dave Ring.