James Hoch

A dishwasher, cook, dockworker, social worker, and shepherd prior to joining the faculty at Ramapo College of New Jersey, his poems have since appeared in the Washington Post, American Poetry Review, Slate, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. Author of A Parade of Hands (Silverfish Review Press, 2003), which won the Gerald Cable Award, and Miscreants (W. W. Norton, 2007). Recipient of fellowships from the NEA (2007), Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers conferences, St Albans School for Boys, and Summer Literary Seminars; resident poet at The Frost Place (2008) and the Steinhardt Visiting Writer at Rutgers-Newark (2008). SLC, 2012–

Courses taught in Writing

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Poetry Writing Workshop - Line and Form 
2012-2013
  • Poetry of Inclusion