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Silent Anatomies by Monica Ong

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7.5 x 10″, 96 pgs, perfect bound

ISBN: 978-1-888553-69-7

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In her sardonic, thus melancholic, Silent Anatomies, Monica Ong brilliantly skews the marking of surfaces. Writing—yes—but also defacement/effacement, surgical incision, racism. With text, photography, collage, and illustration, she maps the twisting way of familial shame; dissects metaphor; and hawks (and hocks) “Ancient Chinese Secrets” as medicinal cakewalks (who’s selling what to whom?). Slippery.Douglas Kearney

Monica Ong

Monica Ong is a visual artist and poet whose hybrid image-poems juxtapose diagram and diary, bearing witness to silenced histories of the body. She completed her MFA in Digital Media at the Rhode Island School of Design and is also a Kundiman poetry fellow. Her work has been published in several journals including the Lantern Review,Drunken Boat, Glassworks Magazine, Loaded Bicycle, Tidal Basin Review, and the Seneca…

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