Tony Hoagland is the author of three books of poems. His first book, Sweet Ruin, won the Brittingham Prize in Poetry (chosen by Donald Justice), as well as the Zacharis Award from Ploughshares at Emerson College; Donkey Gospel won the 1997 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets. Recently Graywolf Press published What Narcissism Means to Me.
Hoagland's poems and critical writing have been widely published in venues such as American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, Harvard Review, and Ploughshares.
Hoagland teaches at
the University of Houston.