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Elizabeth Hoover’s “Against Minimalism” and other poems

Elizabeth Hoover is the associate editor of Sampsonia Way. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University.

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Elizabeth Hoover

“Minimalism wasn’t a real idea – it ended before it started.”  –Sol LeWitt

Elizabeth Hoover is the associate editor of Sampsonia Way. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University, where her scholarship and poetry were recognized by a Project on African Expressive Traditions grant and the Won-Joon Yon Scholarship for Racial Tolerance.

As a freelance writer, Hoover has written for American Heritage, Life, and Poets and Writers. Her criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She has published poetry in The Adirondack Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, the Atlanta Review, and the Other Journal. Recently, New Letters nominated her for a Pushcart Prize.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, Hoover reads her poems “Against Minimalism,” Crossing Hart Creek,” and “In the Entry Way.”

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