Timothy Hedges

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Hedges,Timothy

Lecturer

Office Location(s): 1329 North Quad
Phone: 734.936.3136
hedges@umich.edu

  • About

    Originally from Ohio, Tim taught English for seven years at a public high school near Boston before heading to Michigan to earn his MFA in fiction. His work has won a Hopwood Award and a Pushcart Prize, and his stories, essays, and poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Sycamore Review, Third Coast, Harpur Palate, Cicada, and other journals. He lives near Detroit with his two sons and his wife who teaches at the International Academy in Bloomfield HIlls.

    Click here to read Tim's story "The Only Good Squirrel."

    Fields of Study/Research Interests

    Creative Writing

    Courses/Teaching Assignments
    • English 125
    • English 223
    • English 225
    • LHSP 125
    • Writing 100
    • Writing 200
    • Writing 430

  • Education
    • Cornell University, BS w/honors - Communication
    • The Ohio State University, MA – English
    • University of Michigan, MFA – Fiction
  • Awards
    • Pushcart Prize - 2013
    • Jentel Artists Residency Program - 2013
    • Undergraduate English Association Award for Distinguished Teaching - 2012
    • David & Linda Moscow Prize for Excellence in Teaching Composition – 2011
    • Hopwood Award and John Wagner Award - 2009