- Location: New York, New York, United States
- Gender: Female
Monica A Hand is a poet and book artist currently living in Harlem, USA. Her manuscript, â€œme and Ninaâ€ received a 2010 Kinereth Gensler Award from Alice James Books and her poems have appeared in Aunt Chloe, Black Renaissance Noire, Naugatuck River Review, The Sowâ€™s Ear, Drunken Boat, Beyond the Frontier, African-American Poetry for the 21st Century, Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canemâ€™s First Decade and elsewhere. She holds a MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University, and is a founding member of Poets for Ayiti.