Nathan Hauke

Nathan Hauke is the author of Every Living One (Horse Less Press, 2015), In the Marble of Your Animal Eyes (Publication Studio, 2013) and five chapbooks, most recently Tinder is a Hatchet Job (forthcoming from LRL Textile Series), as well as a talk about getting a small press off the ground in a rural community, entitled Country Music, that was written in collaboration with his Ark Press co-editor Kirsten Jorgenson and published as a part of the DoubleCross Press Poetics of the Handmade series (2013). 

His poems have appeared in a wide variety of journals, including American Letters & Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Dusie, Interim, New American Writing. Typo, and Zen Monster; they have also been anthologized in Hick Poetics (Lost Roads Press, 2015) and The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press, 2012).

He was born and raised in rural/ small-town Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Utah and an M.A. from Central Michigan University. 

He recently presented a talk called “Indian Summer Recycling: Writing is Fieldwork” as a part of a poetics panel about textual environments: site and permeability at the ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment) Biennial Conference in Moscow, ID, and he’s excited to be reading in the Utah Humanities Book Festival this fall (Oct 7) alongside his partner Kirsten Jorgenson. 

He blogs at Blue Rags Stitched Together By Crows: