44464897_1470479526389168_7604350377659465728_n.jpgSara Hovda was born and raised in rural Minnesota. She received her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Winona State University and her MA in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.

Some of her research interests include modern and contemporary poetry and poetics, queer poetics, and queer and feminist theory. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Nimrod, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Cleaver Magazine, and elsewhere.