JAY HOPLER is an American poet, born in Puerto Rico. He holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in American Studies.
His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Mid-American Review, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. Hopler’s many awards and honors include a 2016 Florida Book Award in Poetry, a 2009 Whiting Award, and a 2010/2011 Rome Prize in Literature from the American Academy of Arts & Letters.