Erin Hoover Discusses Poetry in Arkana Interview

Erin Hoover Discusses Poetry in Arkana Interview

Sunday, May 10, 2020

KHN Alum (2019) and writer, Erin Hoover, recently annouced that she was interviewed for Arkana: A Literary Journal of Mysteries and Marginalized Voices (ISSUE 8 APRIL 28, 2020). She was invited to speak to the literary journal after visiting and speaking to one of the graduate poetry classes at the University of Central Arkansas Writers’ MFA Workshop. Arkana is curated by graduate students at the UCA's Arkansas Writers MFA Program.

In INTERVIEW: ERIN HOOVER, Erin discussed poetry, routine, voice, and writing during COVID. To read her full interview, click on the link below.

Erin Hoover’s debut poetry collection, Barnburner, was selected by Kathryn Nuernberger as winner of the Antivenom Poetry Award and published by Elixir Press in 2018.  Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Best New Poets, and in journals such as Prairie Schooner, Narrative, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Pleiades. Hoover has served as past editor of the Southeast Review, volunteer for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and co-founder of the literary organization Late Night Library. She earned a Ph.D. from Florida State University and now lives in Tallahassee, where she teaches writing. Barnburner was also recently awarded a Florida Book Award.

Congratulations, Erin!