Michael Hoerman

Fayetteville, AR

Author's Bio

Michael Hoerman is a poet from the Ozarks. He is the author of Bad Rotten (2004) and Disoriented Fascination (2018). Some of his more than 100 published poems first appeared in the Arkansas Literary Forum, Big Muddy, Chiron Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Marathon Literary Review, Potomac Review, and The Rockhurst Review. Poems also appeared in anthologies from Lavender Ink, No-Tell Books, Rattlecat Press, Red Hen Press, Redneck Press, and Soft Skull Press. Michael joined the first National Poetry Slam teams from Arkansas and Missouri. He was the recipient of residencies from Sedona Summer Colony and Spiva Center for the Arts, with three nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He won a Massachusetts Poetry Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2004.

Publications and Prizes

Coloring Book: An Eclectic Anthology of Fiction and Poetry by Multicultural Writers
(Rattlecat Press, 2003)
, Fuck Poems
(Lavender Ink, 2012)
, Mischief, Caprice and Other Poetic Strategies
(Red Hen Press, 2004)
, Off the Cuffs
(Soft Skull Press, 2003)
, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel
(No Tell Books, 2006)
2River View, Arkansas Literary Forum, Big Muddy, Burning Cloud Review, California Quarterly, Chiron Review, Eratica, Eureka Literary Magazine, Freshwater, Fried Chicken and Coffee, Ilya's Honey, Main Street Rag, Marathon Literary Review, Medicinal Purposes Literary Magazine, New Stone Circle, Northwoods Journal, Potomac Review, Rag Shock, Rockhurst Review, sidereality, Slow Trains, the museum of americana, WordWrights
Bad Rotten
(Pudding House Publications, 2004)
Fuck Poems Wet Brunch Reading at AWP in Boston
, Gulf Coast Poetry Tour
, Houston Fringe Festival
, Massachusetts Poetry Festival
, Word Around Town Poetry Tour
, XFest 2013
Prizes Won: 
Artist Grant in Poetry from Massachusetts Cultural Council. Panelists: Naomi Ayala, Mary Gannon, Thomas Lux, Afaa Weaver

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Last updated: Feb 28, 2019