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Hannah Bonner is a writer, film programmer, and educator. She is a 2023-2024 National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critics Fellow, the Poetry Editor for Brink, and a CLAS Postgraduate Visiting Writer in Creative Nonfiction at the University of Iowa. Her first collection of poems Another Woman will be published in August from EastOver Press. 

Follow her on Twitter @HannahB40843697, Instagram @hannah__bonner or contact her at bonnerhannah24 at gmail dot com

MFA in Creative Nonfiction from University of Iowa (2024)

MA in Film Studies from University of Iowa (2017)

BA in English & Creative Writing from UNC-Chapel Hill (2010)

Selected Publications



The Hopkins Review

The Carolina Quarterly

Bear Review


Volume Poetry

Small Orange

The LaHave Review




The West Review

Pigeon Pages


Schlag Magazine


The Pinch Journal




The Vassar Review


Two Peach


Tinderbox Poetry Journal


So to Speak: A Feminist Journal 

of Language and Art


The Southern Poetry Anthology, 

Volume VII: North Carolina




North Carolina Literary Review




The Cellar Door


Asheville Poetry Review

Asheville Poetry Review


Film Reviews & Criticism:

Book Reviews & Essays:

The Sewanee Review

The Sewanee Review

Senses of Cinema

Literary Hub

Los Angeles Review of Books

Cleveland Review of Books

The Adroit Journal

Cleveland Review of Books

The Rumpus

The Rumpus

Contrary Magazine

The Essay Daily

The Tempest

The Tempest

Little Patuxent Review

VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts

Brit + Co.


VIDA: Women in Literary Arts