Hysterical Ballads

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh is an assistant professor of English at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her books include a work of literary criticism, Male Poets and the Agon of the Mother: Contexts in Confessional and Postconfessional Poetry (University of South Carolina Press, 2019), and the poetry collection Hysterical Water (Georgia Review Books/University of Georgia Press, 2021). She and her husband are raising two children and a baby.