News & Events
4.27.19 Join me for a writing workshop titled "The Misfit Pleasures of Flash Fiction" at the Arkansas Literary Festival. Read more here and check out the publicity here.
4.20.19 Poetry reading at the New Orleans Poetry Festival.
4.13.19 Guest speaker at the Arkansas Poets Roundtable spring celebration.
3.30.19 Join me for the "Crash Course in Flash: Theories on Brevity" panel at the 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, Oregon with Grant Faulkner, Sherrie Flick, Bryan Fry, Calvin Mills, and Shivani Mehta.
2.23.19 Guest speaker for 'Social Justice in the Classroom" with the Little Rock Writing Project at the Central High School National Park.
1.5.19 Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology is featured on Poets & Writers' Best Books for Writers.
10.1.18 The Museum of Americana nominated "The Fact of a Hand-Sewn Child-Sized Klan Robe" for the 2018 Best of the Net.
9.21.18 Short-form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology by H.K. Hummel and Stephanie Lenox is now available.
5.21.18 KUAR 89.1 Arts & Letters host Dr. J. Bradley Minnick interviews Heather for an upcoming show.
5.1.18 Lessons in Breathing Underwater will be published by Sundress Publications in 2019.
10.10.17 Grayson Books nominated "Elizabeth Eckford's Walk Toward Central High School" for a Pushcart Prize.
10.9.17 J. Journal's Writers on Writing features my brief talk about my poem, "After Bikini Island." Read it here.
8.17.17 The #BlackLivesMatter poetry reader has been expanded. It's a big, weighty list of protest poems. It might unbreak your heart.
2.21.17 "Elizabeth Eckford's Walk Toward Central High School" is included in the anthology Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry (Grayson Books, 2017). Order a copy here.
2.2.17 "Yesterday's Bestiary for Tomorrow" is included in the Booth X anthology. Order a copy here.
1.20.17 "A Brief History of the Leer" is included in the anthology If You Can Hear This: Poems in Protest of an American Inauguration (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017). Order a copy here.
11.18.16 Midway nominated "Annie Londonderry Sells Advertising Space on Her Shirtwaist" for a Pushcart Prize.
11.15.16 Check out the #BlackLivesMatter Poetry Reader my students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and I have created. Read. Listen. Start somewhere. Start here.
9.14.16 Received an Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.
9.27.15 Flyway: Journal of Literature & the Environment nominated "Mammography" for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology.