Author Profile: Hope Coulter

Hope Coulter is a fiction writer and poet whose work has appeared in such journals as North American Review, The Carolina Quarterly, and The Yale Review. Winner of the 2014 Laman Library Writers Fellowship, she has placed in Southwest Review’s Morton Marr poetry contest and the North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry Prize. Other honors include two Pushcart nominations, Arkansas’s Porter Prize for Literary Excellence, and the Short Story Award of Louisiana Life magazine.

A native of Louisiana, Hope earned her AB at Harvard University and her MFA at Queens University of Charlotte. Her novels The Errand of the Eye and Dry Bones were published in 1988 and 1990 by August House Publishers, and her children’s picture book, Uncle Chuck’s Truck, came out in 1993 from Bradbury Press. She teaches at Hendrix College, where she currently directs the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Programs in Literature and Language, and lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Learn more at hopecoulter.com.