Hannah received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA from Loyola Marymount University, an MFA from the University of California-Irvine, and a PhD in English and creative writing from the University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers. She is currently a visiting assistant professor of creative writing at Missouri Southern State University. Editor-in-chief of Tinderbox Poetry Journal, she also serves as an Assistant Poetry Editor for Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction.
Hannah Dow is the author of Rosarium (Acre Books, 2018) and the chapbook, Options for Penance (dancing girl press, 2017). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as Shenandoah, Yemassee, Image, Pleiades, The Southern Review, Ninth Letter, The Cincinnati Review, and The Journal, among others. She received the 2019 cream city review Summer Prize for Poetry, judged by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
Hannah attended the 2019 Sewanee Writers' Workshop as a Tennessee Williams scholar, has received an Emerging Artist Award from Partners for the Arts, two honorable mentions in the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Intro Journals Project, a Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship from Bread Loaf Orion, and the Ben Mounger Rawls Award for Excellence in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers.