IMG_0168Hannah VanderHart lives and teaches in Durham, North Carolina. She has her MFA in poetry from George Mason University and her MA in English from Georgetown, where she worked with Carolyn Forché at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice. She recently defended her dissertation Gender and Collaboration in Seventeenth-Century English Poetry at Duke University. She has poetry, reviews and nonfiction published in Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, Southern Humanities Review, The Adroit Journal, Chattahoochee ReviewPoetry Northwest and RHINO Poetry. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Hands like Birds (Ethel Zine Press, 2019) and the poetry collection What Pecan Light (forthcoming from Bull City Press, Summer 2020). She is currently working on the poetry manuscript Larks and the essay collection Confederate Monument Removal. Hannah is the reviews editor at EcoTheo Review and a member of the National Book Critics Circle.

Find her on twitter: hmvanderhart, and at INDY Week, discussing the 2018-2019 Little Corner Poetry Reading Series.

New (March 2020) Interview at Kenyon Review Blog with Ruben Quesada.