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john hazard

Author's Bio

John Hazard grew up in the southeastern Ohio town of Caldwell and now lives in Birmingham, Michigan. He has taught at the University of Memphis and, more recently, at the Cranbrook Schools and Oakland University in suburban Detroit. His poetry has appeared widely in magazines, including Carolina Quarterly, Ploughshares, Poetry, Shenandoah, Slate, and The Gettysburg Review. His 2015 book of poetry is Naming a Stranger (Aldrich Press).

Publications and Prizes

Alembic, Bryant Literary Review, Cincinnati Poetry Review, Faultline, Fine Madness, Jabberwock Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Potomac Review, Slate, Smartish Pace, South Dakota Review, The Pedestal Magazine

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Gettysburg Review, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, River Styx, Shenandoah
Favorite Books:
The Great Gatsby, Slaughterhouse-Five
Favorite Authors:
Alice Munro, Elizabeth Bishop, Emily Dickinson, Bob Hicok, Richard Wilbur, Robert Frost, G.M. Hopkins, W.B. Yeats

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Listing last updated: October 29, 2016

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English American
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Born in:
Zanesville, OH
Raised in:
Caldwell, OH

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