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Northwest Academy: Erin Hoover and Jennifer Perrine

Thu, Feb 7, 2019 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205

A reading with Erin Hoover and Jennifer Perrine

Erin Hoover’s debut poetry collection, Barnburner, was selected by Kathryn Nuernberger as winner of the Antivenom Poetry Award and published by Elixir Press in 2018.  Her poems have appeared in The Best American PoetryBest New Poets, and in journals such as Prairie Schooner, Narrative, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Pleiades. Hoover has served as past editor of the Southeast Review, volunteer for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and co-founder of the literary organization Late Night Library. She earned a Ph.D. from Florida State University and now lives in Tallahassee, where she teaches writing.Erin appears as part of the Northwest Academy Visiting Writers Series.

Jennifer Perrine is the author of three books of poetry: No Confession, No Mass (2015), In the Human Zoo (2011), and The Body Is No Machine (2007). She is a 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipient in poetry.