School of the Arts Faculty

Richard Hoffman

Senior Writer-in-Residence (2001)

B.A. Fordham University
M.F.A. Goddard College

Richard Hoffman

Richard Hoffman is author of Half the House: a Memoir, the poetry collections Without Paradise and Gold Star Road, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the 2009 New England Poetry Club Sheila Motton Book Award, and Emblem, as well as the short story collection Interference & Other Stories.

His work, both verse and prose, has appeared in Agni, Ascent, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, Poetry, Witness, and other magazines. He has been awarded a number of fellowships and prizes, including two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships in fiction, The Literary Review's Charles Angoff Prize for the essay, and a Boston Foundation Brother Thomas Fellowship Award.

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