Monica's poem "Supplication," published in Sula Collective Fiction + Poetry, Issue 4, December 2015, details the harrowing realities of fear, dehumanization, and desperation in the wake of police brutality and mounting injustice in the United States. Read "Supplication" here

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Survival Techniques is a collection of poems composed with the belief that the human heart can survive anything. From a break-up to losing a loved one to sexual assault to gaining a personal sense of stability, Prince offers strategies to wake up every morning, no matter how long the night seems. This collection includes "Lemonade," "En Route: Last Will and Testament," "On Breaking Up," "Come Get Me," and "A Love Poem for Sinjin," as well as new and revised poems. Available on Amazon here.

Illustration by Taylor Mobley.

Illustration by Van Hong.

"February 21, 1965," published in Sula Collective Fiction + Poetry, Issue 4, December 2015, offers a chilling reflection on black death and its deeply felt toll. Read "February 21, 1965" here.

Photograph by Kassandra.

Monica's poetry was recently featured in Issues 3 & 4 of Sula Collective. Read "Unsolicited Advice to Black Girls Who Have Forgotten What Their Faces Look Like," published in Sula Collective Fiction + Poetry, Issue 3, November 2015, here.