E.H. Thatcher is a Detroit native and received his MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University, where he served as the Margaret Whitford Fellow. He taught Creative Writing in Allegheny County Jail through Chatham’s Words Without Walls program and is Assistant to the Regional Co-editor at IDK Magazine.
His work has appeared in Soul-Lit, Weatherbeaten Literature, Heron Tree, Around Poetry and in anthologies such as Weaving the Terrain and States of the Union. He received an honorable mention for the Laurie Mansell Reich Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the Elizabeth R. Curry Poetry Prize.
Before Chatham, E.H. earned his BA in English/Creative Writing from Loyola University Chicago. He likes Russian Literature, dogs, gardening and Chinese food. He currently lives in Hamtramck, Michigan, where he is working on his first book of poetry.