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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richie Hofmann  

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Genre: C:ADULT Poetry



Illinois Connection

Hofmann lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richie Hofmann is the winner of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and his poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, and Ploughshares. His poem, Children of the Sun, is anthologized in Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now (2017). The New York Times featured his poem, "Book of Statues," in a reading by actor Matt Bomer.

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