Amorak Huey


Amorak Huey, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in poetry, is author of the poetry collection Ha Ha Ha Thump (Sundress, 2015) and the chapbooks The Insomniac Circus (Hyacinth Girl, 2014) and A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road (Porkbelly, 2016). A former newspaper editor and reporter, he teaches writing at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, and his writing can be found in The Best American Poetry 2012, The Southern Review, The Cincinnati Review, Ninth Letter, Brevity, Booth, Oxford American, and elsewhere. He is also co-author with W. Todd Kaneko of the textbook Poetry: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (Bloomsbury, 2018).


Dad Jokes from Late in the Patriarchy, Amorak Huey