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Kelly Hoffer

Kelly Hoffer

Educational Background

University of Iowa, MFA
Reed College, BA


Kelly writes and studies poetry. She has taught creative writing at the University of Iowa and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Her creative work was recognized as a finalist for the 2017 American Literary Review Award in poetry and as a finalist for the 2018 Omnidawn Single Poem Broadside Contest. Her poems have appeared in BathHouse Journal and Radar Poetry.


  • English


  • 19th and 20th century poetry
  • Poetics
  • Literary Theory 


Fall 2019

Spring 2020