Ms. Andrea Hollander

Oregon, United States


Andrea Hollander (formerly Andrea Hollander Budy) is the editor of When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women and the author of four full-length poetry collections: Landscape with Female Figure: New & Selected Poems, 1982 -€“ 2012 (Autumn House Press, 2013), Woman in the Painting, The Other Life, and House Without a Dreamer, which won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. Other honors include the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize for memoir, the Runes Poetry Award, the Ellipsis Poetry Prize, two poetry fellowships the National Endowment for the Arts, and two from the Arkansas Arts Council. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous anthologies, college textbooks, and literary journals such as Poetry, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, FIELD, and Creative Nonfiction. Hollander has been featured at writers' conferences and festivals throughout the United States, as well as in England and France. For twenty-two years she was the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College, which awarded her the Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Now a resident of Portland, Oregon, Hollander is the recipient of a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship.

 

 

Website: www.andreahollander.net


Publications

  • House Without a Dreamer , Story Line Press (December 1993)
  • The Other Life , Story Line Press (2001)
  • Woman in the Painting , Autumn House Press (2006)
  • When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women , Autumn House Press (2009)
  • Landscape with Female Figure: New & Selected Poems 1982 - 2012 , Autumn House Press (July 1, 2013)

Awards

  • Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry (1990)
  • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry (1991)
  • Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry (1996)
  • Pushcart Prize for memoir (2003)
  • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry (2007)
  • Oregon Literary Fellowship (2013)

Employment

  • Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College (January 1991 - May 2013)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Education from Boston University (June 1968)
  • Master of Arts in Comparative Literature & Oral Interpretation of Literature from University of Colorado (June 1972)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry