Justin Hamm

Poet

1512 Eagle Drive
Mexico, MO 65265

Author's Bio

Originally from the flatlands of central Illinois, Justin Hamm now lives near Mark Twain territory in Missouri. He is the founding editor of the museum of americana and the author of a full-length collection, Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press, forthcoming), and two chapbooks Illinois, My Apologies (RockSaw Press, 2011) and The Everyday Parade/Alone With Turntable, Old Records (Crisis Chronicles, 2013). Recent work has also been selected for the Stanley Hanks Memorial Poetry Prize from the St. Louis Poetry Center.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
New Poetry from the Midwest (New American Press, 2014)
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The Captain's Tower: Poems for Bob Dylan at 70 (Seren Books, 2011)
Books:
American Ephemeral (Kelsay Books, 2017)
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Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press, 2014)
Chapbooks:
The Everyday Parade/Alone With Turntable, Old Records (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2013)
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Illinois, My Apologies (RockSaw Press, 2011)
Journals: , , , ,
Country Dog Review
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Eclectica
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Emprise Review
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Heron Tree
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Hiram Poetry Review
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Hobble Creek Review
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I-70 Review
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New York Quarterly
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Oak Bend Review
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Pindeldyboz
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Plains Song Review
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REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters
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Red Rock Review
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Referential Magazine
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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The Battered Suitcase
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The Brooklyn Review
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Willow Review
Prizes won: 

Stanley Hanks Memorial Poetry Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
IL
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Last update: Jul 14, 2016