A journal of innovative poetry and prose, Hambone is edited by Nathaniel Mackey.

Hambone is edited by Nathaniel Mackey.


Nathaniel Mackey is the author of five books of poetry, the most recent of which are Splay Anthem (New Directions, 2006) and Nod House (New Directions, 2011); an ongoing prose work, From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate, whose fourth and most recent volume is Bass Cathedral (New Directions, 2008); and two books of criticism, the most recent of which is Paracritical Hinge: Essays, Talks, Notes, Interviews (University of Wisconsin Press, 2005).  He lives in Durham, North Carolina, and teaches at Duke University.