Joan Hanna

New Jersey, United States

Joan Hanna was born and raised in Philadelphia and now lives in New Jersey with her husband Craig. Her chapbook, Threads, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press in March 2013. Orders for Threads are currently being accepted at FLP. Joan holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Ashland University and has published poetry, nonfiction, fiction and book reviews in various online and print journals. Joan is an Adjunct Professor at Rowan University and an English Instructor at GCC and also works as Assistant Managing Editor for River Teeth, A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative and Assistant Editor, Nonfiction/Poetry for r.kv.r.y. Quarterly Literary Journal. Follow her personal blog at



  • Threads , Finishing Line Press (April 22, 2013)


  • Adjunct Professor, Creative Writing at Rowan University, Glassboro NJ (September 2012 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction from Ashland University, Ashland Ohio (August 2011)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing Arts from Rowan University, Glassboro NJ (May 2009)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry