Jill Hoffman

Fiction Writer, Poet

184 Franklin Street G-floor
New York, NY 10013

Author's Bio

Jill Hoffman is the Founding Editor of Mudfish (Box Turtle Press), and of the Mudfish Individual Poet Series. She has a B.A. from Bennington College, an M.A. from Columbia University and a Ph. D. from Cornell University. Black Diaries (Mudfish Individual Poet Series # 2) was published by Box Turtle Press in 2000. Her first book of poems, Mink Coat, was published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in 1973. Jilted, a novel, was published by Simon & Schuster in 1993. She has taught in major universities (Bard, Barnard, Brooklyn, Columbia) and published in major magazines, such as The New Yorker and Paris Review. She has led the Mudfish writing workshop in Tribeca since 1990. She is also a painter.

Publications & Prizes


Jilted (Simon & Schuster, 2016)


Black Diaries (Box Turtle Press, 2016)
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Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry 1974-75.

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English American
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New York
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Last update: Jun 02, 2014