Catherine Abbey Hodges

Author's Bio

Catherine Abbey Hodges is the author of Instead of Sadness, selected by Dan Gerber as winner of the 2015 Barry Spacks Poetry Prize and published by Gunpowder Press. Her poems have appeared widely and been selected for Verse Daily and The Writer's Almanac. In addition to her work as a poet, she teaches composition and literature at Porterville College, where she was named Faculty of the Year in 2009.

Publications and Prizes

Instead of Sadness
(Gunpowder Press, 2015)
Canary, Cider Press Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Into the Teeth of the Wind, Oberon, String Poet, Tar River Poetry, The Christian Century, Cresset, Southern Review, Writer's Almanac, Verse Daily, YARN
All the While
(Finishing Line Press, 2006)
Prizes Won: 
Barry Spacks Poetry Prize (2015), Gunpowder Press

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Santa Barbara, CA
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Last updated: Feb 11, 2016