JoeAnn Hart

Massachusetts, United States

JoeAnn Hart is the author of the novels Addled and Float, which mixes bankruptcy and conceptual art with plastics in the ocean. Her work explores the relationship between humans and their environment, natural or otherwise. Her short fiction, essays and articles have been widely published, including The Boston Globe Magazine, The Sonora Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Writers Digest.



  • Addled , Little, Brown (May 1, 2007)
  • Float , Ashland Creek Press (February 15, 2013)


  • PEN Discovery Award in Fiction(2004)


  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Harvard Extension School (June 1997)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Writing & Literature from Bennington College (January 2000)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting