Erin Hoover’s debut poetry collection, Barnburner, was selected by Kathryn Nuernberger for Elixir Press‘s Antivenom Award and will be published in 2018. Erin’s poems have appeared in the 2016 edition of The Best American Poetry, and recently in Alaska Quarterly Review, Narrative, and The Awl, as well as numerous other magazines. Poems are forthcoming in PleiadesTampa Review, and elsewhere.

In addition to teaching, Erin has volunteered extensively, for The Southeast Review (editor in chief), VIDA: Women in Literary Arts (lead PR advisor), Writers Resist/Write Our Democracy (PR advisor), and Late Night Library (co-founder).  She currently lives in Tallahassee, Florida, but was born and raised in central Pennsylvania.

Erin can be found on Twitter here: @erinhoover.  Check out some of Erin’s publications, her teaching resume, or recent news on this site.

Credits: Book artwork in progress by Seana Carmody.  Photo: Kira Derryberry.