Jay Hopler

University of South Florida Department of English, CPR 107
Tampa, FL 33620

Author's Bio

Jay Hopler was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1970 and he has earned degrees from Purdue University (Ph.D., American Studies), The Iowa Writers' Workshop (M.F.A., Creative Writing/Poetry), The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars (M.A., Creative Writing/Poetry) and New York University (B.A., English and American Literature). His poetry, essays and translations have appeared, or are forthcoming, in numerous magazines and journals.

Publications and Prizes

Green Squall
(Yale University Press, 2006)
, The Abridged History of Rainfall
(McSweeney's Books, 2016)
Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry
(Yale University Press, 2013)
, The Killing Spirit: An Anthology of Murder-for-Hire
(Overlook Press, 1996)
Able Muse, American Poetry Review, Artful Dodge, Boulevard, Cavalier Literary Couture, Circumference, Colorado Review, Columbia, Confrontation, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Eclipse, Faultline, Fjords Review, Gulf Coast, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Interim, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Kenyon Review Online, Lake Effect, Literary Review, Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations, Mid-American Review, New Delta Review, Pequod, Pleiades, Ploughshares, Plume, Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Poetry International, Pool, Puerto del Sol, Seattle Review, Slate, Smartish Pace, Sonora Review, Subtropics, Sugar House Review, The Adirondack Review, The Journal, The Mailer Review, The Morning News, The New Republic, New Yorker, Tikkun, Wallace Stevens Journal, Whiskey Island Magazine, Xantippe
Prizes Won: 
2010/2011 Rome Fellowship in Literature (The Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, a Gift from the Drue Heinz Trust) from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy in Rome 2009 Whiting Writers' Award from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation 2009 Marfa Residency Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation 2007 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award 2007 National “Best Books” Award from USA Book News 2006 Florida Book Award 2006 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award 2005 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award (chosen by Louise Glück)

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Last updated: Mar 28, 2016