Roxanne Hoffman

Senior Editor

 Roxanne Hoffman is published in "The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates" (Soft Skull Press) and "It All Changed In An Instant" (Harper Perennial). She runs Poets Wear Prada, a small literary press, since 2006.  
Roxanne Hoffman [Credit: HughThompson}
Roxanne Hoffman worked on Wall Street for 20 years, now splits her time answering a patient hotline for a New York home healthcare provider and running a small literary press.

Nominated for a 2010 Pushcart, Roxanne Hoffman‘s work appears in several anthologies including "The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates" (Soft Skull Press), "Love After 70" (Wising Up Press), and "It All Changed In An Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure" (Harper Perennial). Her poems have been published widely and appear in "Amaze: The Cinquain Journal," "Clockwise Cat," "Danse Macabre," "The Fib Review," "Hospital Drive," "Lips Magazine," "Lucid Rhythms," "Mobius: The Poetry Magazine," "The New Verse News," "The Pedestal Magazing" and "Shaking Like a Mountain," among other journals.

Her vampire poetry can be heard during the 2005 indie flick "Love and the Vampire," directed and produced by Dave Gold. Garth Von Buchholz, Editor of "Dark Eye Glances"
says "Roxanne’s poetry ventures deliciously into the realm of pure horror poetry in the vein of Lovecraft. We loved the blazing imagery ... Hoffman can also write subdued, stealthy verse that sneaks up on you.” Her poems have appeared in "House of Horror Best of 2009" and "House of Horror Best of 2010" anthologies with the 2010 entry nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

In October of 2006, Ms. Hoffman and her husband, a retired Hollywood agent, started Poets Wear Prada, a small literary press based in Hoboken, New Jersey, devoted to introducing new authors through limited edition, high-quality chapbooks, primarily of poetry Since then the press has published an average of 5 new titles a year and has coverted to print-on-demand with significant online sales, partnering with Amazon's CreateSpace. Angelo Verga, Poetry Curator of The Cornelia Street Cafe in New York.describes her as "a publisher who is one miracle short of sainthood." She has led workshops in manuscript prepartation and is a sought after expert on electronic publishing and literary publicity. A regular participant at BooksNJ she hosted the 2010 poetry slam at the event and led a panel on poetry publication criteria.

Ms. Hoffman is a graduate of New York University Stern Graduate School of Business and has studied graphic design at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. She has attended writing workshops at Gotham Writers' Workshop and at Riverside Branch of the New York Public Library.

She blogs at
Roxanne Hoffman
Senior Editor
Poets Wear Prada


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United States

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electronic publishing
literary publicity
book marketing
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