N. M. Hoffman's poems have appeared in U.S., U.K. and Canadian journals and she has given readings at The Frye Art Museum (Seattle), Commonwealth Club (San Francisco), Les Lectures sous L'Arbre (Chambon-sur-lignon, France), and in NYC at The National Arts Club, Theatre St. Marks and Cornelia Street Cafe. She was the recipient of an Edward Albee Writers Fellowship and holds a PhD from the Poetics Institute of NYU where she was awarded Carnwath-Calendar Fellowships. The poet collaborates frequently with other artists, notably with the painter Gloria Matuszewski (San Francisco) and with the composer Jeffrey Schanzer (who studied with Morton Feldman). Her collaboration with Mr. Schanzer, The Requiem Before the Times of Peace, was performed by The New York Virtuosi Singers at St. Peter's Church and at Merkin Concert Hall of the Kaufman Music Center in NYC under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum. Ms. Hoffman's prose has appeared in The Wallace Stevens Journal and Theatre Review. Poems are available as prints with the work of artists Susan Forste (Manhattan), Henk Pander (Portland, Oregon), Dominique Fournier (Paris) and photographer Cindy Luggery-Babic (Paris). A second art book with painter Gloria Matuszewski, The Chairs, is scheduled for publication by Kearns, Howard & Walker in the fall of 2022. The poet is married to Peter Graasbol Schmidt. They live in Manhattan.