MadHat Press

Joanna Sofrian

Joanna Solfrian’s first book, Visible Heavens, was chosen by Naomi Shihab Nye for the 2009 Stan and Tom Wick Prize, a national first book award. Her poems have appeared in journals such as The Harvard Review, Boulevard, Rattle, Salamander, Margie, The Southern Review, Pleiades, Image, and also in the internationally-touring art exhibit Speak Peace: American Voices Respond to Vietnamese Children’s Paintings. She is a graduate of the Stonecoast MFA program, a MacDowell fellow, and a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Joanna lives and works in New York City.


The Mud Room, a collection by Joanna Solfrian,
is now available from MadHat Press.

The Mud Room cover


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