John Hoppenthaler

North Carolina, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

John Hoppenthaler is the author of three collections of poetry: Domestic Garden, Anticipate the Coming Reservoir, and Lives Of Water, all with Carnegie Mellon University Press.  He has also co-edited Jean Valentine: This-World Company (U of Michigan P, 2012).  A Professor of Creative Writing and Literature at East Carolina University, he edits A Poetry Congeries at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact.

Twitter Username: @jhoppenthaler


  • Domestic Garden , Carnegie Mellon University Press (February 3, 2015)
  • This World Company: Jean Valentine , University of Michigan Press (2012)
  • Anticipate the Coming Reservoir , Carnegie Mellon University Press (2008)
  • Lives of Water , Carnegie Mellon University Press (2003)


  • Professor of English at East Carolina University (August 2007 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from State University of NY at Brockport (1984)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry Writing from Virginia Commonwealth University (1988)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry