Hannah Baker Saltmarsh

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh is an assistant professor of English at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She has authored a work of literary criticism, Male Poets and the Agon of the Mother: Contexts in Confessional and Post-confessional Poetry (University of South Carolina Press, 2019), and a forthcoming book of poems, Hysterical Water (University of Georgia Press, 2021). She and her husband are raising two kids and a baby.

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh


on Suitor by Joshua Rivkin

We are all, in this pandemic, a living elegy; there are loves, possibilities, selves, ways of life that are dead, a mobile mortality poets have always known and used their art to reckon with, fool around with, and renovate: enter ghosts, memories, and Wordsworthian “spots of time.” Enter Joshua Rivkin’s abashedly self-conscious and evocative, capacious […]

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