Luke Hankins

PO Box 8385
Asheville, NC 28814

Author's Bio

I am Senior Editor at Asheville Poetry Review, where I have been on staff since 2006. My first book of poems, WEAK DEVOTIONS, was released by Wipf & Stock Publishers in 2011 ( My poems, essays, and translations prose have appeared in numerous publications, including Contemporary Poetry Review, New England Review, Poetry East, and The Writer's Chronicle. My chapbook of translations of French poems by Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, I WAS AFRAID OF VOWELS...THEIR PALENESS, was published by Q Avenue Press in 2011. I graduated from the Indiana University M.F.A. program in 2009. My blog is at

Publications and Prizes

Prizes Won: 
The Yusef Komunyakaa Fellowship in Poetry, Indiana University, 2006-2008. The Ross Lockridge, Jr. Award, Indiana University, 2008.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Complete English Poems of George Herbert by George Herbert
Vivid Companion by Irene McKinney
Un cri dans la neige by Stella Vinitchi Radulescu
Writing the Australian Crawl by William Stafford
The Problem of the Soul by Owen Flanagan

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Asheville, NC
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Last updated: Feb 03, 2016