Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Helen Hofling


Helen Hofling

Helen Hofling is a Baltimore-based writer, editor, and artist. Her work appears in Berkeley Poetry ReviewThe Columbia ReviewElectric LiteratureLambda LiteraryPassages NorthPrelude, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a series of collage-poems with a focus on text-image interaction. Her main research interests include contemporary poetry, visual poetry, prose poetry, and queer literatures. 


Hofling has been teaching in the Writing Department at Loyola since 2018. She also teaches and tutors with the Goucher Prison Education Partnership and is a member of the PEN Prison and Justice Writing Project and a poetry judge for their annual literary competition. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes, and hiking with her dog, Bluebell. 


Maryland Hall 057A
Writing Department
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Md. 21210

Phone: (410) 617-5505
Fax: (410) 617-2934 


The Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s College-New York, M.F.A. Creative Writing (2017)
Vassar College-New York, B.A. Philosophy (2012)

Courses Taught

WR100 Effective Writing



“Apple Skin Map,” PANK, 2019 

“Bloom,” Lambda Literary, 2019 

“Dear Ramekin: Four Epistolary Poems,” Electric Literature, 2019 

“Forum of Virgins,” VINYL, 2019 

“Round vs. Electric,” “Angle vs. Glass,” and “Satin vs. Nature,” Berkeley Poetry Review, 2018 

“Silent Music Video,” Prelude, 2018 

Short fiction  

“On Top of the Mountain,” Passages North, 2019 

“New Pedagogy for Sleeplessness, Fugue, 2019 

“Rubber,” New South, 2019
“Body & Career,” The Columbia Review, 2018
“The Suitcase,” Hobart, 2018

You can find more of my work at www.helenhofling.com.

Curriculum Vitae.

Amber Davis


Amber’s interdisciplinary major and minor allow her to explore different paths that incorporate her academic passions and career pursuits

English, Communication, Writing