Todd Hearon

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Todd Hearon
BornLionel Todd Hearon
February 1968 (age 55)
Nationality American

Todd Hearon (born February 9, 1968) is an American poet, songwriter, dramatist and fiction writer. He is the author of three collections of poems—STRANGE LAND (2010), NO OTHER GODS (2015) and CROWS IN EDEN (2022) -- a number of plays and essays, and a novella, DO GEESE SEE GOD (2021). His first full-length studio album is BORDER RADIO (2021), featuring thirteen original songs in the Americana and folk/folk-rock tradition. A second studio album, YODELADY, featuring fifteen original tracks, appeared in 2023. He lives in Exeter, New Hampshire has been teaching literature and writing at Phillips Exeter Academy since 2003.



Todd Hearon was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on February 9, 1968 and was raised in Western North Carolina. He received B.A. from Baylor University in 1990, M.A. from Boston College in 1995, and Ph.D. from Boston University in 2002. [1]



Strange Land (Winner of the Crab Orchard Award, judged by Natasha Trethewey, Southern Illinois University Press, 2010)

No Other Gods (Salmon Poetry, 2015)

Crows in Eden (Salmon Poetry, 2022)

DO GEESE SEE GOD (Neutral Zones Press, 2021)

An online selection of poems can be found here:

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