Amy Hempel, Adjunct Faculty

Amy Hempel (Fiction Workshop) is an instructor, journalist, and short story artist. Her articles, essays, and stories have appeared in many publications, including Vanity Fair, Interview, BOMB, GQ, ELLE, Harper’s Magazine, The Quarterly, and Playboy.

Her books include Reasons to Live (1985), At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom (1990), the novella Tumble Home (1997), The Dog of the Marriage (2005), and The Collected Stories (2006). She co-edited Unleashed: Poems by Writer’s Dogs. Her many other awards included the Hobson Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, Ambassador Book Award, and the Rea Award for the Short Story. Over the years, she has served as a judge for the National Book Award, PEN/Revson Award, PEN/ Hemingway Award, and the Mary McCarthy Prize, among others. In addition to Harvard and Bennington, Hempel has taught at New York University, Saint Mary’s College, University of Missouri, Brooklyn College and The New School.

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