Brecken Hancock

Photo of Brecken Hancock, in a room with light coloured walls. Brecken is wearing a dark shirt and thick rimmed glasses. Her hair is long and brown. Brecken is looking at the camera.
Brecken Hancock is a poet, essayist and screenwriter whose work has appeared in TolkaHazlitt, Best American Experimental Writing, and Best Canadian Poetry. Her first book, Broom Broom (Coach House, 2014), won the Trillium Book Award for Poetry, was shortlisted for the ReLit Award, and was named by The Globe & Mail as a debut of the year. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, was a finalist for the RBC Emerging Artist Award, and read at the American Library of Congress in Washington D.C. as part of the US/Canada Capital Poetry Exchange. Brecken’s screenplay “Don’t Tell Me How Nice It’s Gonna Be” was a finalist in the 2022 SWN Screenplay Competition & quarterfinalist for Final Draft’s Big Break. She lives in Ottawa.
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