Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Barbara Hurd

Creative Nonfiction
Barbara Hurd

Office

Stonecoast MFA Office: 98 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04103

Contact Information

Phone: Stonecoast MFA Office: 207-780-4423

Barbara Hurd (Creative Nonfiction) is the author of Walking the Wrack Line: On Tidal Shifts and What Remains (2008), Entering the Stone: On Caves and Feeling Through the Dark, a Library Journal Best Natural History Book of the Year (2003), The Singer's Temple (2003), Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination, a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001 (2001), andObjects in this Mirror (1994). Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Best American Essays 1999, Best American Essays 2001The Yale ReviewThe Georgia ReviewOrion,Audubon, and others.  The recipient of an NEA Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction, winner of the Sierra Club’s National Nature Writing Award, three Pushcart Prizes, and four Maryland State Arts Council Awards, she teaches in the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine.

Recent Publications

Selected Publications:
Walking the Wrack Line: On Tidal Shifts and What Remains (University of Georgia Press, 2008)

Entering the Stone: On Caves and Feeling Through the Dark (Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 2003)

The Singer's Temple (Bright Hill Press, Treadway, NY, 2003)

Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination (Beacon Press, Boston, MA, 2001)