In 2016 with a poem in Prairie Fire Hoefle won the silver award for poetry for the year’s National Magazine Awards. In 2014 he was won The Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award. In 2012 Harold Hoefle was given First Prize in the Quebec Writing Competition.

In 2008, Oberon Press published his collection of linked short-fiction, The Mountain Clinic – a finalist for the QWF’s Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Fiction Award.  Harold teaches English and Creative Writing at John Abbott College in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec.