blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
John Hoppenthaler

John Hoppenthaler is the author of three books of poetry, all published by Carnegie Mellon University Press: Domestic Garden (forthcoming, 2015), Anticipate the Coming Reservoir (2008), and Lives of Water (2003). He is the coeditor, along with Kazim Ali, of This-World Company (University of Michigan Press, 2012), a volume of essays on the poetry of Jean Valentine. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southern ReviewThe Literary ReviewSubtropics, and Copper Nickel, as well as many other journals, anthologies, and textbooks.  He edits A Poetry Congeries and curates the Guest Editor feature for Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. He is an associate professor of creative writing and literature at East Carolina University.  end

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