Monet Patrice Thomas (@monetwithlove) is a writer and poet from North Carolina. She earned her MFA in Poetry from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University in Spokane, Washington. Her writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, as well as several best-of-the-net competitions. Her story, Ring of Salt was chosen by Aimee Bender to be included in the 2018 edition of Best Small Fictions. Monet’s poetry, short fiction, and essays can be found online at such places as Hobart, Off Assignment, Cosmonauts Avenue, and Split Lip Magazine. She currently interviews first time authors for The Rumpus and is a reader for the Wigleaf Top 50. At the moment she’s writing a memoir about her year living and teaching abroad in Beijing, China. A full list of her publications can be found on her website.
Notes as Guest Reader/Editor in Smokelong Quarterly
Notes: If the light, then the light