Pen Name: None
Born: in Colorado
Photo Credit: Kasey Hund Photography
I was raised in the northwest suburbs, attended Loyola University Chicago, and have recently returned to live in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Nathan Hoks is the author of two books of poetry, The Narrow Circle, forthcoming from Penguin, and Reveilles, which won Salt Publishing’s Crashaw Prize in 2010. He has also published a chapbook, Birds Mistaken As Wind, and a translation of Vicente Huidobro’s Arctic Poems. His translations and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as the Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Lit, Circumference, and Verse.
Hoks holds graduate degrees from the University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin, and has received residency fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Millay Colony for the Arts. He is currently an editor and letterpress printer for Convulsive Editions, a micro-press that publishes chapbooks and broadsides. He teaches at Columbia College and lives in Chicago with his family.
- The Narrow Circle, Penguin, 2013
- Reveilles, Salt Publishing, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Narrow Circle (National Poetry Series)
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Release Date: 2010-10-29
- National Poetry Series, The Narrow Circle
- Crashaw Prize, Reveilles
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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