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Overview


RICHIE HOFMANN

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Overview


RICHIE HOFMANN

Richie Hofmann is an award-winning poet and the author of Second Empire.

 
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b.1987

USA

 
 
 

Richie Hofmann is the author of a collection of poems, Second Empire (2015). He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and his poems appear in the New YorkerKenyon Review, the New RepublicPloughshares, and Poetry. He has been featured in the New York Times Style Magazine, Poetry Daily, the Academy of American Poets, Best New Poets, and Poets & Writers. His poem, “Children of the Sun,” is anthologized in Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now (2017). His poem, "Book of Statues," was read by actor Matt Bomer in a video for the New York Times and has been translated into several languages.

He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He earned a B.A. from Boston University, an M.F.A. from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in English literature from Emory University, where he has held the Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry. He recently joined Kenyon Review as a book reviews editor.

He is currently a Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University.

 
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Interviews


Interviews


Interviews

Divedapper, with Kaveh Akbar

Poets & Writers Debuts of 2015

Memorious, with Keith Leonard

How a Poem Happens: "Mirror"

Poet to Watch, with Phillip B. Williams

Columbia Journal, with Brian Wiora