John Hospodka’s ‘Dog Speak: Homage to an American Poet’ (2010) sets out to pay tribute to writer and poet Jim Harrison. Against the backdrop of a hallucinatory weekend in the ‘country’ and the eventual death of his and his wife’s first beloved black lab, Ms. Elly Mae, Hospodka’s personal narrative evolves into a viscerally engaging Literary Picture Show.

Click here to view “Distinguishing the Truth of the Matter,” Hospodka’s challenge to MFA Creative Writing/Poetry programs published in The Nervous Breakdown in 2012

At middle-age, John Hospodka’s publishing credits are scant,
his advanced degrees nil.