Interviewer vs. Interviewer

Interviewer vs. Interviewer
( Click on picture to view) Elizabeth Lund--Host of Poetic Lines interviews Host of Poet to Poet-- Doug Holder

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

March 29, 2011 Michelle Hoover author of "The Quickening"

(Photo by Sanjay Subbanna)

Michelle Hoover

Michelle Hoover teaches writing at Boston University and Grub Street.

She has published fiction in Confrontation, The Massachusetts Review, Prairie Schooner, and Best New American Voices, among others. She has been a Bread Loaf Writer's Conference scholar, the Philip Roth Writer-in-Residence at Bucknell University, a MacDowell fellow, a Pushcart Prize nominee, and in 2005 the winner of the PEN/New England Discovery Award for Fiction. The Quickening was shortlisted for the Center for Fiction's Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and is a finalist for the 2010 Indies Choice Debut of the Year.

She was born in Ames, Iowa, the granddaughter of four longtime farming families.