Elizabeth Hoover

Elizabeth Hoover is a poet, critic, and essayist based in Milwaukee. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Epoch, and The Crab Orchard Review, among others. She received the 2017 Boulevard emerging poetry contest, the 2015 Difficult Fruit Poetry Prize from IthacaLit, and the 2014 StoryQuarterly essay prize. Her book reviewers and author interviews have appeared in American Poetry Review, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Iowa Review, and Bitch. She has contributed art reportage and pop culture criticism to Paper and the Washington Post. You can see more of her work at www.ehooverink.com.


News by Elizabeth Hoover

    for Nichole     My friend is waiting to find out if her rapist will be paroled. They are supposed to call her if he walks free. I go to her apartment to help her unpack. She moved after her landlord fixed her front window with cardboard. Her […]


The Significance of Color: On Shayla Lawson’s Pantone

Pantone is a New Jersey-based design company responsible for standardizing color reproduction. Their color chip system ensures that “Coke Red” and “Minion Yellow” are consistent across marketing and products. Each year, Pantone picks a “Color of the Year,” which, according to their website, is a “color snapshot of what we […]