About the Poet
Jeffrey Hecker is the author of Rumble Seat (San Francisco Bay Press, 2011) & the chapbooks Hornbook (Horse Less Press, 2012), Instructions for the Orgy (Sunnyoutside Press, 2013), Before He Let Them Guide Sleigh (ShirtPocket Press, 2013) & Ark Aft (The Magnificent Field, 2020). Recent work has appeared in Posit, The Laurel Review, LEVELER, BOAAT, Dream Pop Journal, & DELUGE. A graduate of Old Dominion University, he’s a fourth-generation Hawaiian American and he currently resides in Norfolk, Virginia, where he teaches at The Muse Writers Center. He recently joined the staff of Quarterly West.
Virginia City or County Affiliation
Years of Residence in Virginia
Current City/State of Residence
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Year of Birth
Published Works or Performances
Book: Rumble Seat, San Francisco Bay Press, 2011.
- Hornbook, Horse Less Press, 2012.
- Instructions for the Orgy, Sunnyoutside Press, 2013.
- Before He Let Them Guide the Sleigh, ShirtPocket Press, 2013.
- Ark Aft, The Magnificent Field, 2020.
Selected Individual Poems or Performances
- “Pepper Demonstration,” Luna Luna, 2015.
- “Orange Smoke,” decomP.
- “Bucolic,” Dream Pop Journal, 2022.
- “The Monastery,” SurVision Magazine, 2022.
- "Netflix Closed Captioning," Heavy Feather Review, 2022.
- "Hans Zimmer’s Phones," Yalobusha Review (forthcoming).