Anna Maria Hong

Assistant Professor of English

Anna Maria Hong is the author of "Age of Glass", winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Poetry Competition and the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award, and the novella "H & G" (Sidebrow Books), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Clarissa Dalloway Prize. Her second poetry collection, "Fablesque", won Tupelo Press’s Berkshire Prize. A former Bunting Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, she has published fiction and poetry in many journals and anthologies including The Nation, The Iowa Review, and The Best American Poetry.

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Recent Publications

Hong, A. M. (2021). Solstice, Seven Questions (Private/Public), and A Fable. Plume (114).

Hong, A.M. (2020). Fablesque. Tupelo Press: North Adams, MA.

Hong, A.M. (Summer 2020). The Real Decoy. Under a Warm Green Linden, 9. 

Hong, A.M. (Summer 2020). The New Madrigals (Gesualdo). Pleiades: Literature in Context, 40(2).

Recent Awards

Won the Tupelo Press’s Berkshire Prize for her second poetry collection, Fablesque.

Recent Honors

Was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Fablesque was also featured in “10 Feminist Retellings of Mythology” by Christine Hume in Electric Literature on January, 5, 2021 and in Strange Horizons’2020 in Review”.

Read from her second poetry collection, Fablesque, at Baltimore’s HOT L Poets Series with Lesley Wheeler on December 13, 2020. She also read in The Brooklyn Rail’s Radical Poetry Reading series with Rosa Alcalá, Susan Briante, giovanni singleton, and Carmen Giménez Smith on December 16, 2020.

Read from her recently published poetry collection, Fablesque, and conversed with Andrea Lawlor at the Odyssey Bookshop on October 29, 2020. She read from Fablesque and new work with Elizabeth A. I. Powell at the Sundog Poetry Center on November 11, 2020.

Presented her paper “Playset: The Sonnet as Enabling Constraint” at the Sonnets from the American Symposium on October 2, 2020. She read from her recently published poetry collection, Fablesque, at Johns Hopkins University’s Film and Media Studies program on September 24, 2020.