Hermine Meinhard's book Bright Turquoise Umbrella,
published by Tupelo Press, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of
America’s Norma Farber First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Barrow
Street, Caffeine Destiny, How2, La Petite Zine, and Verse Daily among other journals;
and have aired on public radio stations WSUI Iowa City and KSFR Sante
Fe. She teaches at New York University and the New York Writers
Workshop at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, and has been guest
instructor at the Il Chiostro workshops in Italy.