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Amy Hassinger

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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


  • 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

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 19 Magazine/newspaper essay
  • 14 Creative work
  • 4 Book
  • 4 Book/Film/Article review

Asterisk: A Love Story

Hassinger, A., 2018

Research output: Other contributionCreative work

The Dam That Wasn’t

Hassinger, A., Apr 14 2017

Research output: Other contributionMagazine/newspaper essay

After the Dam

Hassinger, A., Sep 2016, Red Hen Press. 328 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Higher Education in Illinois is Dying

Hassinger, A., Jun 3 2016

Research output: Other contributionMagazine/newspaper essay

Lentil Power: The story behind Timeless Seeds

Hassinger, A., Jul 13 2016, In : SIERRA Magazine.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review