Monet Patrice Thomas is a writer and poet currently living abroad in Beijing, China where she teaches ESL. She is currently the Interviews Editor for The Rumpus. Her writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and several best-of-the-net prizes. Her flash fiction story, Ring of Salt was chosen by Aimee Bender for the 2018 Best Small Fictions anthology. She attended the Tin House Summer Workshop with instructor Kiese Laymon for creative nonfiction & was a reader for the Wigleaf Top 50 from 2016-2018.
Monet is at work on her memoir proposal, WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING: A Memoir of Travel, Race, Heartbreak, and Revival.