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Richard Hermes

PhD student, Non-Teaching

Biography

Richard Hermes is a doctoral student with a concentration in Creative Fiction.


Education

MFA, Fiction Writing, University of Minnesota

B.S., Biology and English, Emory University


Professional Service

Editor-in-chief, Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts, 2016-2017
Managing Editor of Online Content, Grist, 2015-2016
Graduate Student Advisory Council Liaison to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tennessee, 2013-2014 & 2014-2015
Co-Managing Editor, Grist, 2013-2014
Assistant to the Director, Surrealist Symposium, University of Tennessee, 2014


Awards, Honors & Grants

  • Richard Beale Davis Editorial Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 2016-2017
  • W.K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs, University of Tennessee, 2016
  • John. C. Hodges Graduate Writing Awards in Fiction, Second Prize, University of Tennessee, 2016
  • Richard Beale Davis Editorial Fellowship, University of Tennessee, 2015-2016
  • John. C. Hodges Graduate Writing Awards in Fiction, Third Prize, 2015
  • John. C. Hodges Graduate Writing Awards in Fiction, Honorable Mention, 2014
  • Henry Luce Scholar to Thailand, 2004-2005
  • Tamarack Award, Minnesota Monthly, 2004
  • Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2004
  • Gesell Award for Outstanding Fiction, University of Minnesota, 2004
  • Resident-fellow, Anderson Center Artist Residency, 2003

Invited Lectures

“The Art of the Novella: Publishers and Writers On Crafting the Beautifully In-Between,” panel accepted for the Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Conference, Washington, D.C., 2017
“Reading Theory Like Fiction,” panel presentation at AWP, Seattle, WA, 2014
“Beyond Cultural Voyeurism,” panel presentation at at AWP, Baltimore, MD, 2003


Contact Information

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