Rabb Graduate Center, 231
DegreesU Mass Amherst, M.F.A.
ExpertiseNonfiction and Fiction Writing, including the short story and novel. Contemporary and Modern Literature.
ProfileMichelle Hoover has taught writing at Boston University and GrubStreet, where she co-founded the Novel Incubator, a year-long intensive in the novel. Her debut, The Quickening, was shortlisted for the Center for Fiction's Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and is a 2010 Massachusetts Book Award "Must Read" pick. She is a 2014 National Endowment of the Arts Fellow, awarded for her upcoming second novel, Bottomland, which will be published by Grove in 2016. In the fall of 2014, she joined the creative writing department at Brandeis University as the Fannie Hurst writer-in-residence. For more, go to www.michelle-hoover.com. Webpage
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Awards and Honors
National Endowment of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship (2014)