Pamela Hart

category: Literary,

Contact & Info

  • pahart@aol.com

Artist Statement

Pamela Hart is writer-in-residence at the Katonah Museum of Art where she teaches and manages an arts-in-education program called Thinking Through the Arts.  She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship in 2013.  Her manuscript, Mothers Over Nangarhar, was awarded the 2017 Kathryn A. Morton prize in poetry and will be published by Sarabande Books.  She recently received the Brian Turner Literary Arts prize for poetry.  Her poems have been published in a variety of journals including the Southern Humanities Review, Bellevue Literary Review and Drunken Boat.  Toadlily Press published her chapbook, The End of the Body. She is poetry editor and mentor for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Arts from Boston University.  MAT from Manhattanville College.  MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College.  

Teaching Artist Experience

She has extensive experience as a visiting poet in the schools, working closely with students and teachers in a variety of grade levels. She teaches throughout Westchester and Fairfield counties, and has given workshops for veterans at the Katonah Museum of Art and for writers interested in ekphrasis.  She also teaches at the Hudson Valley Writers Center.