Amy Hassinger

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Fiction
  • Creative nonfiction


  • B.A. Barnard College, Columbia University (English/Creative Writing; summa cum laude)
  • M.F.A. University of Iowa Writers' Workshop

Courses Taught

  • Introductory Narrative Writing
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • The Craft of Fiction
  • Environmental Writing
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Advanced Topics Workshop: Slay Them with a Sentence
  • Graduate Fiction Workshop

Recent Publications

Hassinger, A. (2018). Asterisk: A Love Story.

Hassinger, A. (2017, Apr 14). The Dam That Wasn’t.

Hassinger, A. (2016, Nov 2). Matter Over Mind.

Hassinger, A. (2016, Sep 16). Skinny-Dipping with Grandma.

Hassinger, A. (2016). After the Dam. Red Hen Press.

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