• Forest Hamer
Forest Hamer

Forest Hamer is the author of Call & Response (Alice James, 1995), winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award; and Middle Ear (Roundhouse/Heyday, 2000), winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Award.  His work has appeared in many journals, and has been anthologized in Poet’s Choice: Poems for Everyday Life, The Geography of Home: California’s Poetry of Place, Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature, Blues Poems, and the 1994 and 2000 Editions of Best American Poetry.