Tara Hart

Tara Hart is a professor of English, arts, and humanities and the coordinator of creative writing and fine arts at Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland, and serves as co-chair of the board of directors of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo). She was awarded a 2011 Pushcart Prize for poetry. Her poems have appeared in Little Patuxent Review, Welter, and The Muse, among others, and are included in the forthcoming collection To Linger on Hot Coals. Her 2012 chapbook, The Colors of Absence, is available on www.tarajhart.com.