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Author Biography

John Hoppenthaler

John Hoppenthaler’s books of poetry are Lives of Water (2003) and Anticipate the Coming Reservoir (2008), both with Carnegie Mellon University Press. With Kazim Ali, he has co-edited a volume of essays on the poetry of Jean Valentine, This-World Company (U of Michigan P, 2012). His poetry appears in Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, West Branch, Christian Science Monitor, and Southern Review, as well as in many other journals and anthologies. For the cultural journal Connotation Press: An Online Artifact he edits “A Poetry Congeries” and curates the Guest Poetry Editor Feature. He is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at East Carolina University.

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