Gail Hosking

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Rochester, NY 14607

Author's Bio

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Proud to Be: Writing from American Warriors Volume 6 (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2019)
Nothing Short of: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story (Outpost19, 2018)
Risk, Courage and Women (University of North Texas Press, 2008)
Snake's Daughter: The Roads in and out of War (University of Iowa Press, 1997)


Visiting Frost: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Robert Frost (University of Iowa Press, 2005)
Retrieval (Main Street Rag, 2020)
The Tug (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Prizes won: 

AWP Writer to Writer Mentorship 2018

Most Notable in Best American Essays, 2014 and 2015

Finalist for Marsh Creek Press Poetry Contest 2013

Finalist for River Teeth essay contest 2012

Finalist for Iowa Review Creative Nonfiction Award 2012

Finalist for Center for Book Arts poetry chapbook, 2012


Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Ocean Voung Rebecca Solnit Thomas Lynch Loren Wisely Jo Ann Bear
What I'm reading now: 
4321 by Paul Auster

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Born in: 
Fort Campbell, KY
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Last update: Oct 19, 2022