Competition: US & Canada
Jay Hopler is the author of three collections of poetry, Green Squall (winner of the 2005 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award), The Abridged History of Rainfall (finalist for the 2016 National Book Award in Poetry), and Still Life (McSweeney’s Poetry Series, 2022). He has edited The Killing Spirit: An Anthology of Murder for Hire (1998) and, with his spouse, poet and Renaissance scholar Kimberly Johnson, Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional Poetry (2013). He is the translator of The Museum of Small Dark Things: 25 Poems by Georg Trakl (2016). The recipient of numerous honors and awards, including a fellowship from the Lannan Foundation, a Whiting Award, a Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award, two Florida Book Awards, and the Rome Prize in Literature, he lives with his family in Salt Lake City.