Jay Hopler

Poet

University of South Florida Department of English, CPR 107
Tampa, FL 33620

Author's Bio

Jay Hopler was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1970 and he has earned degrees from Purdue University (Ph.D., American Studies), The Iowa Writers' Workshop (M.F.A., Creative Writing/Poetry), The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars (M.A., Creative Writing/Poetry) and New York University (B.A., English and American Literature). His poetry, essays and translations have appeared, or are forthcoming, in numerous magazines and journals.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry (Yale University Press, 2013)
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The Killing Spirit: An Anthology of Murder-for-Hire (Overlook Press, 1996)
Books:
The Abridged History of Rainfall (McSweeney's Books, 2016)
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Green Squall (Yale University Press, 2006)
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Cavalier Literary Couture
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Circumference
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Confrontation
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Eclipse
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Faultline
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Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review
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Kenyon Review
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Kenyon Review Online
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Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations
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Pequod
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Poetry Daily
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Pool
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Puerto del Sol
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Seattle Review
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Slate
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Subtropics
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The Mailer Review
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The Morning News
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The New Republic
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The New Yorker
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Wallace Stevens Journal
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Xantippe
Prizes won: 

2010/2011 Rome Fellowship in Literature (The Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, a Gift from the Drue Heinz Trust) from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy in Rome
2009 Whiting Writers' Award from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation
2009 Marfa Residency Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation
2007 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award
2007 National “Best Books” Award from USA Book News
2006 Florida Book Award
2006 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award
2005 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award (chosen by Louise Glück)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
San Juan
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Last update: Mar 28, 2016