James Allen Hall’s first book of poetry, Now You’re the Enemy, won awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Recent poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2012, New England Review, The American Poetry Review, and elsewhere.
A partial list of his favorite poets would include Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich, and Sylvia Plath.
Ph.D., Creative Writing and Literature, University of Houston, 2006.
M.F.A., Poetry, Bennington College, 2000.
B.A., English Literature, Stetson University, 1997.
Queer Literature and Theory
Contemporary American Poetry
Now You’re the Enemy.
National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Male Poetry
Helen C. Smith Award from the Texas Institute of Letters
George Garrett Award for New Writing from the Fellowship of Southern Writers