Ralph Hamilton

Ralph Hamilton (L)  is editor of RHINOHe has an MFA in Poetry from Bennington. His poems have appeared in Court Green, CutBank, Pirene’s Fountain, Blackbird, and elsewhere. He judged Fifth Wednesday Journal’s (FWJ) poetry prize in Fall 2013, and served as FWJ’s guest poetry editor in 2014. He has had residencies at Ragdale and the Anderson Center, and later served on the board of the Ragdale Foundation. His first book of poems, Teaching a Man to Unstick His Tail (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015) was listed among the top 10 poetry books of 2015 by the Over the Rainbow Books committee of the American Library Association. In 2015 Ralph was also nominated for Best New Poets and a Pushcart Prize. He has just finished co-editing the debut volume of Glass Lyre Press’s Aeolian Harp Anthology. Ralph is currently completing his second book, The Barnyard of Boyage.  

Ralph also coordinates our monthly reading series, RHINO Reads!.