Michael Hoerman

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

Fayetteville, AR

Author's Bio

Ozarks original Michael Hoerman has two poetry chapbooks, Bad Rotten (2004) and Disoriented Fascination (2018). Some of his more than 100 published poems first appeared in the Arkansas Literary Forum, Big Muddy, Chiron Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Marathon Literary Review, Potomac Review, and The Rockhurst Review. Poems also appeared in anthologies from Lavender Ink, No-Tell Books, Rattlecat Press, Red Hen Press, Redneck Press, and Soft Skull Press. Michael joined the first National Poetry Slam teams from Arkansas and Missouri. He was the recipient of residencies from Sedona Summer Colony and Spiva Center for the Arts, with three nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He won a Massachusetts Poetry Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2004.

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthologies:
Fuck Poems (Lavender Ink, 2012)
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The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel (No Tell Books, 2006)
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Mischief, Caprice and Other Poetic Strategies (Red Hen Press, 2004)
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Coloring Book: An Eclectic Anthology of Fiction and Poetry by Multicultural Writers (Rattlecat Press, 2003)
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Off the Cuffs (Soft Skull Press, 2003)
Chapbook:
Bad Rotten (Pudding House Publications, 2004)
Journals: ,
Arkansas Literary Forum
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Burning Cloud Review
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California Quarterly
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Eratica
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Eureka Literary Magazine
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Freshwater
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Fried Chicken and Coffee
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Ilya's Honey
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Marathon Literary Review
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Medicinal Purposes Literary Magazine
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New Stone Circle
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Northwoods Journal
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Potomac Review
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Rag Shock
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sidereality
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Slow Trains
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the museum of americana
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WordWrights

Spoken Word

Journals: ,
Rockhurst Review
Performances:
Fuck Poems Wet Brunch Reading at AWP in Boston (2013)
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XFest 2013 (2013)
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Massachusetts Poetry Festival (2012)
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Houston Fringe Festival (2010)
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Word Around Town Poetry Tour (2010)
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Gulf Coast Poetry Tour (2009)
Prizes won: 

Artist Grant in Poetry from Massachusetts Cultural Council. Panelists: Naomi Ayala, Mary Gannon, Thomas Lux, Afaa Weaver

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Disabled
Born in: 
Carthage
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Last update: May 14, 2019