Endi Bogue Hartigan's chapbook the seaweed sd treble clef, a sequence of poems and photogaphs, was released by Oxeye Press in May, 2021. Her third book of poetry titled oh orchid o'clock is forthcoming from Omnidawn Publishing in Spring, 2023. Endi is author of two full-length books of poetry and her work has appeared in numerous journals and collaborative projects. Her most recent book, Pool [5 choruses] (Omnidawn, 2014) was selected by Cole Swensen for the 2014 Omnidawn Open Poetry Book Prize and was a finalist for the 2015 Oregon Book Award. One Sun Storm (Center for Literary Publishing, 2008), her first book, was selected by Martha Ronk for the Colorado Prize for Poetry and was a finalist for the 2009 Oregon Book Award.
Interviews on her writing have appeared in Jacket 2, The Conversant, and Small Press Review. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including West Branch, Interim, Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, Chicago Review, Verse, VOLT, Pleiades, Bennington Review, Old Pal, Free Verse, Tinfish, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, Burnside Review, LVNG, Quarterly West, New Orleans Review, Peep/Show: A Taxonomic Exercise in Textual and Visual Seriality, Yew, February, and others. Endi has collaborated with artists and writers in the Pacific Northwest, and has read, taught, and presented at numerous venues. In 2016, she was awarded an artist residency at Playa Summer Lake, a residency for artists, writers, naturalists, and scientists. In 2012 she published the chapbook out of the flowering ribs in collaboration with visual artist Linda Hutchins, which includes a long poem and drawings stemming from a joint process-based exhibit, silver and rust. She is a former member of 13 Hats, a group of visual artists and writers who collaborated on numerous projects appearing in exhibits, publications, and readings in 2012-13. For several years she helped organize the Spare Room poetry reading series as a member of a collective. With Patrick Playter Hartigan, she co-founded and edited the poetry magazine Spectaculum from 2003-2005, publishing long poems, series, and projects best presented at length.
Endi and her husband poet Patrick Playter Hartigan live in Portland, Oregon, and are parents of Jackson. Endi has lived primarily on the west coast and Hawaii, and is a graduate of Reed College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow. She has worked for numerous years in public policy communications supporting access to higher education opportunities in Oregon.