Erin Coughlin Hollowell


Artist info

Erin Coughlin Hollowell is a poet and writer who lives at the end of the road in Homer, Alaska. Prior to landing in Alaska, she lived on both coasts, in big cities and small towns, pursuing many different professions from tapestry weaving to arts administration. She earned her MFA in poetry from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Tacoma Lutheran University. In 2013, Boreal Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press, published her first collection Pause, Traveler. She has been awarded a Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship, a Connie Boochever Award, and an Alaska Literary Award. Her work has been most recently published in Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Sugar House Review, and was a finalist for the 49th Parallel Contest for the Bellingham Review. Her second full-length collection, Every Atom, will be published by Boreal Books in 2018. Her chapbook Willapa Bay Suite will be released by Dancing Girl Press in late 2017. She’s an adjunct for the Kenai Peninsula College and the executive director for Storyknife Writers’ Retreat.

Year taught2017
DepartmentCreative Writing
SpecialtyPoetry & Creative Nonfiction

Teaching schedule
Creative Writing - week 1 onlyMTWThF (week 1) 9:00am–4:20pmOne Riverview Plaza (80 B Street)2017
Creative WritingMTWThF/MTWThF 9:00am–4:20pmOne Riverview Plaza (80 B Street)2017

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