Amy Hempel was born on December 14,1951 and is an American short story writer and journalist.
16 Facts About Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel teaches creative writing at the Michener Center for Writers.
Amy Hempel moved to California at age 16, which is where much of her early fiction takes place.
Amy Hempel moved to New York City in the mid-seventies.
Amy Hempel formerly was professor of creative writing at the University of Florida.
Amy Hempel was the Briggs-Copeland Lecturer of English at Harvard University from 2009 to 2014.
Amy Hempel has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Duke University, The New School, Brooklyn College, and Princeton University.
Amy Hempel is a contributing editor at The Alaska Quarterly Review.
Amy Hempel is a former student of Gordon Lish, in whose workshop she wrote several of her first stories.
Amy Hempel has produced three other collections: At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, which includes the story "The Harvest"; Tumble Home ; and The Dog of the Marriage.
Amy Hempel writes articles, essays, and short stories for such publications as Vanity Fair, Interview, BOMB, GQ, ELLE, Harper's Magazine, The Quarterly, and Playboy.
In 2015, Amy Hempel judged a flash fiction contest for Nat.
Amy Hempel currently teaches in the MFA Program at the Michener Center for Writers at University of Texas at Austin.
In 2000, Amy Hempel received the Hobson Award and was awarded with a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Amy Hempel won the Ambassador Book Award in 2007 for her Collected Stories, which was named as one of The New York Times Ten Best Books of the year.
In 2015, Amy Hempel received the John William Corrington Award for Literary Excellence from Centenary College.