Jodie Hollander was raised in a family of classical musicians. She studied poetry in England and has published her work in journals such as The Poetry Review, The Dark Horse, The Rialto, Verse Daily, The Warwick Review, Agenda, Australia’s Best Poems, 2011, and Australia’s Best Poems of 2015. Her debut publication, The Humane Society, was released with Tall-Lighthouse (London) in 2012. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in South Africa, and was awarded a MacDowell Colony fellowship in 2015. She is currently the poetry editor for GARO, the new online journal for the Rocky Mountain Land Library.

During her stay at Varda Artists Residency, Jodie worked on a collection of poems that respond to the work of the French symbolist poet, Arthur Rimbaud. 

She also gave readings at the Sausalito Public Library, Adobe Books in San Francisco, and Book Passage in Corte Madera.

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