Duende – Michael Hoerman
take our time,
Michael Hoerman is a poet from the Ozarks. He is the author of Bad Rotten (2004) and Disoriented Fascination (2018). Some of his more than 100 published poems first appeared in the Arkansas Literary Forum, Big Muddy, Chiron Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Potomac Review, and The Rockhurst Review. Poems also appeared in anthologies from Soft Skull Press, Lavender Ink, Rattlecat Press, No-Tell Books, Red Hen Press, and Redneck Press. Michael joined the first National Poetry Slam teams from Arkansas and Missouri. He was the recipient of residencies from Sedona Summer Colony and Spiva Center for the Arts, with three nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He won a Massachusetts Poetry Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2004.