| Poet, professor|
| James Hoch|
| Millersville University
University of Maryland|
University of Maryland, College Park
Miscreants, A parade of hands
James Hoch (poet) Wikipedia
James Hoch is an American poet.
The son of a teacher-coach and a saleswoman, Hoch grew up in Collingswood, New Jersey, with three older siblings. Hoch studied philosophy at Millersville University and graduated from University of Maryland with an MFA in creative writing/poetry.
He has taught at Franklin and Marshall College and Lynchburg College. He now teaches in the Salameno School of Humanities and Global Studies at Ramapo College in New Jersey. Prior to teaching, Hoch worked as a dishwasher, dock worker, cook, social worker, and shepherd.
Hoch's poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Washington Post, Antioch, Slate, The Kenyon Review, The Gettysburg Review, Ninth Letter, Carolina Quarterly, The Virginia Quarterly Review, New England Review, Pleiades, Black Warrior Review, Gettysburg, Five Fingers, and The New Republic.
He was the 2008 The Frost Place Poet in residence.
Hoch has lived in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Takoma Park, Maryland; Charlottesville, Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Collingswood, New Jersey and Nyack, New York. He now resides Garrison, NY, with his wife and sons.Bread Loaf Writers' Conference fellowships
Sewanee Writers' Conference fellowships
Summer Literary Seminars fellowships
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artists Fellowship, 2002
National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, 2007
The Frost Place Poet in residence, 2008
Gerald Cable Award, for A Parade of Hands