Tony Hoagland

is the author of several poetry collections, including last year’s Unincorporated Personas in the Late Honda Dynasty; What Narcissism Means to Me, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Donkey Gospel, which received the James Laughlin Award.  Among Hoagland’s honors are the O. B. Hardison Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library; the Jackson Poetry Prize; and the Poetry Foundation’s Mark Twain Award.  He teaches at the University of Houston and Warren Wilson College.