Patricia Hooper


Gastonia, NC

Author's Bio

Patricia Hooper is the author of five books of poetry: Other Lives, At the Corner of the Eye, Separate Flights, Wild Persistence and Aristotle's Garden. She is also the author of a chapbook, The Flowering Trees, and four children's books. Her poems have appeared in The American Scholar, The Atantic Monthly, Poetry, The Hudson Review, The Southern Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, The New Criterion, The Yale Review, The Sewanee Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Orion, and other magazines and anthologies.

Publications & Prizes

Separate Flights (University of Tampa Press, 2016)
Aristotle's Garden (Blue Stem Press, 2004)
At the Corner of the Eye (Michigan State University Press, 1997)
The Flowering Trees (State Street Press, 1995)
Other Lives (Elizabeth Street Press, 1984)
American Scholar
Atlantic Monthly
Hudson Review
New Criterion
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Prizes won: 

The Norma Farber First Book Award of the Poetry Society of America; The Bluestem Award for Poetry; The Laurence Goldstein Poetry Prize from Michigan Quarterly Review; The Bernice W. Ames Award from the Poetry Society of America; The Writer's Community Residency Award from the National Writer's Voice; the Anita Claire Sharf Award from the University of Tampa Press, the Roanoke Chowan Award for Poetry from the North Carolina Literary and Historical Society.

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Saginaw, MI
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Last update: Jan 29, 2020