Danielle Hanson

Poet

Author's Bio

Danielle Hanson is the author of Fraying Edge of Sky (Codhill Press Poetry Prize, 2018) and Ambushing Water (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2017). Her work has appeared in over 75 journals and anthologies, including Hubbub, Iodine, Rosebud, Poet Lore, Asheville Poetry Review, and Blackbird. She is Poetry Editor for Doubleback Books and Senior Reader for the Atlanta Review. She has edited Loose Change Magazine and Hayden’s Ferry Review, worked for The Meacham Writers’ Conference, and been a resident at The Hambidge Center. Her work has been nominated for ten Pushcart Prizes and a Best of the Net, and was Finalist for the 2018 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry. She has degrees from Arizona State University (MFA) and the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (BA). More information can be found at Daniellejhanson.com.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Fraying Edge of Sky (Codhill Press, 2018)
,
Ambushing Water (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2016)
Prizes won: 

Finalist, Georgia Author of the Year Award (2018) Codhill Press Prize for Poetry (2018) Residency, The Hambidge Center (2016) Vi Gale Award, Hubbub Magazine (2016) Finalist, Richard Snyder Prize (2016) Semifinalist, Washington Prize (2016) Finalist, Antivenom Poetry Award (2016) Finalist, Codhill Poetry Award (2016) Semifinalist, Richard Snyder Publication Prize (2015) Finalist, Robert Dana Prize for Poetry (2015) Finalist, Blue Lynx Prize (2015) Semifinalist, Miller Williams Poetry Prize (2015) Semifinalist, Codhill Poetry Award (2015) Finalist, Robert Dana Prize for Poetry (2014) Semifinalist, Crab Orchard Poetry Series (2014) Semifinalist, The Washington Prize (2014) Finalist, Blue Lynx Prize (2014) Semifinalist, 42 Miles Press Poetry Award (2013) Semifinalist, Crab Orchard Poetry Series (2013) Finalist, Codhill Poetry Award (2013) Semifinalist, 42 Miles Press Poetry Award (2012) Semifinalist, Elixir Press Antivenom Award (2012) Runner Up, Marsh Hawk Poetry Prize (2011) Semifinalist, Crab Orchard Poetry Series (2011) Nominated by Apple Valley Review for Best of the Net for “Red Nail Polish” (2011) Nominated by The Asheville Review for a Pushcart Prize for “After the Tree” (2007) Residency, The Hambidge Center (2004) Fulton County Arts Council Grant for The Hambidge Center Residency (2004) Professional Development Grant. Arizona Commission on the Arts (1998) Department of English Travel Grant. Arizona State University (1997, 1998) Graduate College Travel Grant. Arizona State University (1997, 1998) Nominated for AWP Intro Awards. Arizona State University (1996) Poetry Editor. Doubleback Books, an imprint of Sundress Press (2016 – present) Assistant Editor. Loose Change Magazine. Wonderroot Art Center (2015 – present) Judge. O Georgia Poetry Competition (2004) Managing Editor/Assistant Editor. Carriage House Review (2002-2003) Coordinator. Bandersnatch M.F.A. Reading Series. Arizona State University (1994-8) Coordinator. Books Etc. Reading Series. Tempe, AZ (1996-7) Poetry Editor and Editor, Translation Section. Hayden’s Ferry Review (1995-7)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Atlanta, GA
Georgia
Raised in: 
Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee
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Last update: May 01, 2019