Erin Adair-Hodges

Let’s All Die Happy, winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, is available to order from your local bookseller, and also from and University of Pittsburgh Press.

Erin A-H’s poems, essays, and columns have appeared (or are forthcoming) in the following supportive journals:

AGNI: “Extinction”
American Poetry Review: “My New Boss Has Been Thinking a Lot About Time”

The Adroit Journal: “Black Thumb,” “The End of September” 
Copper Nickel:“Neighbors” 
Green Mountains Review: “Juvenilia,” “Jesus Christ is Looking for Me in              Vermont,” “Milk Sickness,” “It’s Ten o’Clock Do You Know Where Your Mother Is” 
Gulf Coast“My Best Friend’s Abuser Takes Her to Court,” “Self-Portrait as Iphigenia in a Teen Movie Asked to Prom as Part of a Prank”
The Missouri Review Poem of the Week: “Midlife/Midwest”
Nelle: “Cleo” 
Ploughshares: “Mostly Married, Alone at Night” 
Poetry Northwest: On a Hike up Prospect Rock with Three Women Sixteen Years My Junior,” “I Have Cried Off All My Makeup” 
Quarterly West: “Civilization” 
The Rumpus: “Lunacy,” “Self-Portrait as Erinyes,” “Panic Attack at Applebee’s” 

Ninth Letter: “Variations On”
Poetry Daily“Unmappable”

Glass: A Journal of Poetry
“Can’t Someone Just Shut Up”
Literary Hub“When I Say Jesus Was My Boyfriend”
Sewanee Review“When I Say Jesus Was My Boyfriend” (Spring)
Painted Bride Quarterly: “In Barstow,” “The Last Judgment”
Sewanee Review:“Unmappable,” “After Ever” (summer)

VIDA Review: “The White Fists of Old Letters: On Being Plathian” (essay)
Tupelo Quarterly“Make Love Out of the Kick and the Punch: A Review of Heather-Derr Smith’s Thrust (review)
Kenyon Review: “On Moral Animals: Sarah Rose Nordgren’s Darwin’s Mother” (review)

Crazyhorse“My Son, the Night Light, the Dark”
Florida Review“The Mammogram”
Georgia Review
: “Pisces,” “The Cartographer Gets Lost,” “Self-Portrait as Alone With Thoughts”
Iowa ReviewOnline: “Once I Was a Thimble but Now I Am a Bell”
Kenyon Review: 
“In the Black Forest,” “I Am Twenty One,” “Portrait of the Mother: 1985”
Nimrod International Journal: “Vow,” “Natural History”
Pleiades“Self-Portrait as Banshee”
Prairie Schooner“Twelve” and “Triskelion”
Salt Hill“Rough Math”
Yes, Poetry: “A Murder of Librarians,” “The New Year,” “Seeing Ex-Boyfriends”


Horsethief“The Confessions,” “Lookback”
Elbow Room NM“Pilgrimage”
Boulevard“The Jennifer Century” and “Photographs of America”
The New Guard“Tender Roots,” review of Sober Cooking and interview with Lynn McGee


Cimarron Review“Calling a Girl in the 1980s” 
The Georgia Review“Of Yalta” (Loraine Williams Prize Winner)
Green Mountains Review
“Afterbirth Abecedarian”
The Pinch“I Would Have Listened to Rush” and “Ode to My Dishwasher”
The Squaw Valley Review: “American Idyll”
Superstition Review“The Joy of Quitting” (guest essay post)
Radar“Domestic Geography”*
Whiskey Island: “On a Line Overheard in a Crown of Middle School Cheerleaders”


Superstition Review“The Trap,” “As If,” “Regeneration,”* “Neighborhood Watch”

(*Pushcart Prize nomination)


Weekly Alibi
(dozens of pieces—use search feature there to find)

The Sunday Poem—Duke City Fix