Gabrielle Grace Hogan is a St. Louis native, Harry Styles fanatic, Catholic school survivor, and a poet. She has been published by or has work forthcoming in such places as the Academy of American Poets, DIAGRAm, Peach mag, Foglifter, kissing dynamite, and more. She has served as Poetry Editor of Bat City Review, as Poetry Reader for BOAAT Journal, and as part of the Interfaces team, a local Austin monthly reading series focused on elevating marginalized voices. She is the Co-Editor of the Harry Styles anthology You Flower / You Feast with fellow poet Matt Mitchell.
In 2017, she was awarded the Stein Academy of American Poets Prize for her poem "Pools." In 2018, her poem "Poem to be Read as a Eulogy" was nominated by Lavender Review for a Pushcart Prize. In 2019, her poem "Shame is a Screen Door Swinging Violently Shut" was awarded the Undergraduate Scholarship prize from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2020, her poem "Grief Hot Dog" was nominated by Passages North for the Best of the Net anthology. in 2021 her poem "On Seeing My Favorite Instagram Lesbian Couple Has Broken Up, I Begin to Question Love & Thereafter Unravel" was runner-up for Redivider's Beacon street prize for poetry.
She is currently pursuing her MFA with the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin, with dreams of publishing her first manuscript and/or becoming a bog witch not too far behind. She hopes you're rooting for her, because she's rooting for you.
Her debut chapbook, Soft Obliteration, is available now from Ghost City Press.
[Author photo, Chicago, IL by Rachael Kosinski]