Isobel O’Hare is a Pushcart-nominated poet and essayist who has dual Irish and American citizenship. She is the author of the chapbooks Wild Materials (Zoo Cake Press, 2015) and The Garden Inside Her (Ladybox Books, 2016). Two of her poems appeared in the anthology A Shadow Map, published in 2017 by Civil Coping Mechanisms Press. She is currently at work on her first full-length poetry collection.

O’Hare graduated summa cum laude from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., where she was awarded the Mary Boyle McCrory Award for Excellence in Writing. She went on to earn an MFA in Poetry from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. O’Hare has also been the recipient of awards from Split This Rock and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico.

In addition to writing, O’Hare has curated readings in the San Francisco Bay Area, provides freelance editing services through New Wave Editing, and reads submissions for The Rumpus.

O’Hare currently resides in Taos, New Mexico.

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