Public Engagement

  • Faculty


    Ann Hood is the bestselling author of fifteen novels, including The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer, and The Book That Matters Most. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was a New York Times Editor's Choice and was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008. She has also written a series for middle readers and a book on the craft of writing. A regular contributor to the New York Times, she has published in The Paris Review, The Atlantic, Tin House, The Washington Post, and many other publications. Hood also has an award winning true crime column in The Normal School. She has won two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Travel Writing and a Best American Spiritual Writing Award, a Boston Public Library Literary Light Award, and the Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction.

    Current Courses:

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project (Spring 2020)

    Fiction Workshop