DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, LITERATURE & PUBLISHING
B.A. Fordham University
M.F.A. Goddard College
Richard Hoffman is author, most recently, of the memoir Love & Fury, which was a finalist for the New England Book Award from the New England Independent Booksellers Association. He is also author of the celebrated Half the House: a Memoir, which will be published in a new 20th Anniversary Edition in 2015, with an introduction by Louise DeSalvo. He is author of the poetry collections Without Paradise; Gold Star Road, winner of the 2006 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the 2008 Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club; and Emblem. A fiction writer as well, his Interference & Other Stories was published in 2009. He is a past Chair of PEN New England.
His work, both verse and prose, has appeared in Agni, Ascent, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, Poetry, Witness, and other magazines. He has been awarded a number of fellowships and prizes, including two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships in fiction, The Literary Review's Charles Angoff Prize for the essay, and a Boston Foundation Brother Thomas Fellowship Award.
The Art of Nonfiction (LI303)
Seminar in Nonfiction (LI653)
Nonfiction Workshop (WR613)
Advanced Seminar Workshop in Nonfiction (WR415)
Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction (WR316)
Introduction to Creative Writing: Nonfiction (WR216)
Top: 20th Century 1st Person (LI687)
Top: Varieties of Literary Nonfiction (LI487)