Creative CV for M. N. Hanson. To learn more, visit sister sites @mnhanson and Data and Lore, LLC.

Education and Training

MFA – Writing, 2012, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

BA – English, Cinema and Comparative Literature, 2009, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Irish Writing Program, 2008, Dublin, Ireland


“If I Don’t Have Real Answers It Is Because We Still Don’t Know What Questions to Ask,” short fiction. Winner: Iron Pen X. Private publication. March 2018.

“Detasseling,” mixed-form/experimental. Inwood Indiana: Unwanted Visitors. Prolific Press, Johnstown, PA. 22 January 2018. <https://prolificpress.com/bookstore/inwood-indiana-c-4/unwanted-visitors-p-236.html>

“Librarian,” poem. 2017 Collins Poetry Residency: Community Blog Project. Midwest Writing Center, Rock Island, IL. 4 November 2017. <https://communitypoetry2017.blogspot.com/2017/11/librarian-by-mn-hanson.html>

“The Failed Absurdist,” creative non-fiction. Karawane, Or The Temporary Death of the Bruitist. 25 June 2017.

“Merchandisia,” short fiction. River Cities’ Reader. 10 November 2016.

“She’s Wearing Her Favorite Night Gown,” short fiction. River Cities’ Reader. 10 November 2016.

“It Came Through The Walls And Up Through The Floor,” short fiction. River Cities’ Reader. 10 November 2016.

“Recoil,” short fiction. River Cities’ Reader. 10 November 2016.

Contributor, short fiction. An Evening with Ethan Canin. Bettendorf Public Library. Bettendorf, Iowa. 9 November 2016.

“Oxytocin,” poem. Onyx: White Ash Literary Magazine. Vol. 5. 21 June 2015. <https://www.amazon.com/Onyx-White-Ash-Literary-Magazine/dp/151151857X>

“Colonel Davenport’s Wives,” article. King, Andrew et al ed. Cary Grant Died Here. Issue #2. October 2015.

“Murder Ballads,” article. King, Andrew et al ed. Cary Grant Died Here. Issue #1. May 2014.

“Plague,” poem. Gleason, Jessica et al ed. Aberration Labyrinth. Issue #10. 1 February 2014. <http://aberrationlabyrinth.blogspot.com/2014/02/aberration-labyrinth-issue-010.html>

Frank Lloyd Wright: 21 Surprising Stories, ghostwritten nonfiction book. Thompson, Meegan M. Twenty Marketing Publishing, Muscoda, WI. 7 June 2013. <http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Surprising-Stories…>

“Daisies,” mixed-form. Moore, Lindsay Rose et al ed. Severine. Troglodyte Press, Ashland, OR. June 2013.

“On Flying,” vignette. Bell, Jessica et al ed. Vine Leaves. Issue #5. 18 January 2013. <http://www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com/issue-05-jan-2013.html>

“Herbert Hackerstock’s Last Day,” short story in five parts. Barnhart, Ben et al ed. Revolver. Minneapolis, MN. 2 November 2012. <http://www.around-around.com/herbert-hackerstocks-last-day>

“Slender Man,” short story. Pelayo, Cynthia ed. Gothic Blue Book: Revenge Edition. Burial Day Books, Chicago, IL. 16 October 2012. <http://www.burialday.com/2012/09/24/gothic-blue-book-revenge-edition-contributors/>

“The Derelict,” short story. Campfire Stories. Burial Day Books, 19 August 2012. <http://www.burialday.com/2012/08/19/campfire-stories-2/>

“Purgatory,” poem. Burningword. Issue 63, July 2012. <http://burningword.com/2012/07/purgatory/>

“Drinking Game for a Poetry Reading,” mixed-genre. Asinine Poetry. 15 March 2012. <http://www.asininepoetry.com/issues/view/27/7>

“A Love Letter to Libraries Large and Small,” essay. The Reading. Read/Write Library. Chicago, IL. 10 March 2012. <http://readwritelibrary.org/contributors/mn-hanson>

NETCAFE, Division|Collective. November 2011. <http://netescapeproject.blogspot.com>

“The Squatter,” short story. Pelayo, Cynthia, ed. Gothic Blue Book. Burial Day Books, Chicago, IL. 10 October 2011. <http://www.burialday.com/gothic-blue-book/>

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Shay Tasaday says:

    We would love to reprint your Drinking Game For a Poetry Reading” in our spring issue. Let us know!

    1. mnhanson says:

      Thanks very much. I’ll drop you a line.

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