Hannah lives in Durham, NC. She has her MFA in poetry from George Mason University, where she studied with Jennifer Atkinson, Eric Pankey, Susan Tichy and Sally Keith, and her MA in English from Georgetown, where she worked with Carolyn Forché at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice. She is a PhD Candidate at Duke University writing her dissertation on sixteenth and seventeenth-century women writers in England. She has poetry, reviews and nonfiction published and forthcoming in Poetry NorthwestThe Greensboro Review, storySouth, The McNeese Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, Up the Staircase QuarterlyThe Indianapolis Review, American Poetry Journal and elsewhere. Her poetry chapbook What Pecan Light is forthcoming from Bull City Press.

Find her on twitter: hmvanderhart.