Han VanderHart

Hannah VanderHart

Han VanderHart lives in Durham, North Carolina. She holds an MFA in poetry from George Mason University and an MA in English from Georgetown, where she worked with Carolyn Forché at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice. In 2019, she received her PhD in English from Duke University and defended the dissertation Gender and Collaboration in Seventeenth-Century English Poetry. Her poetry, reviews, and essays have appeared in Poetry Daily, The Boston Globe, Kenyon ReviewAmerican Poetry ReviewAGNISouthern Humanities Review, Chattahoochee ReviewPoetry NorthwestPoetry InternationalRHINO PoetryTinderbox Poetry JournalThe Greensboro Review and The Rumpus.  She is the author of the poetry chapbook Hands like Birds (Ethel Zine Press, 2019). Her works-in-progress include the poetry collection Larks and the essay collection Confederate Monument Removal. Han is the reviews editor at EcoTheo Review and edits Moist Poetry Journal. More at: https://hanvanderhart.com

Broadsides: “The Light Has Always Been Going Down,” released August 2018

BooksWhat Pecan Light, released April 2021