Justin Hamm

1512 Eagle Drive
Mexico, MO 65265
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Author's Bio

Originally from the flatlands of central Illinois, Justin Hamm now lives near Mark Twain territory in Missouri. He is the founding editor of the museum of americana and the author of a full-length collection, Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press, forthcoming), and two chapbooks Illinois, My Apologies (RockSaw Press, 2011) and The Everyday Parade/Alone With Turntable, Old Records (Crisis Chronicles, 2013). Recent work has also been selected for the Stanley Hanks Memorial Poetry Prize from the St. Louis Poetry Center.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Lessons in Ruin
(Aldrich Press, 2014)
Anthologies: 
New Poetry from the Midwest
(New American Press, 2014)
, The Captain's Tower: Poems for Bob Dylan at 70
(Seren Books, 2011)
Journals: 
Atticus Review, Big Muddy, Cold Mountain Review, Country Dog Review, Cream City Review, decomP, Eclectica, Emprise Review, Flycatcher, Forge, Foundling Review, Heron Tree, Hiram Poetry Review, Hobble Creek Review, I-70 Review, JMWW, The New York Quarterly, Nimrod, Oak Bend Review, Oxford Magazine, Pindeldyboz, Plains Song Review , Punchnel's, Quiddity, REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters, Red Rock Review, Referential Magazine, Rougarou, Sakura Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Star*Line, Stoneboat, Storm Cellar, Sugar House Review, The Battered Suitcase, The Brooklyn Review, The Chaffey Review, Willow Review
Chapbook: 
Illinois, My Apologies
(RockSaw Press, 2011)
, The Everyday Parade/Alone With Turntable, Old Records
(Crisis Chronicles Press, 2013)
Prizes Won: 
Stanley Hanks Memorial Poetry Prize

More Information

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Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
IL
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Last updated: Jul 14, 2016