Writing CV

Hannah Hindley is a writer of both truthful and fictional stories. Her work has appeared in journals, newspapers, and anthologies including River Teeth, the Harvard Review, and the Press Democrat. She is the recipient of the Thomas Wood Award in Journalism and the New Conrads prize in maritime fiction. She has been a student at the Wrangell Mountains Writing Workshop and the Writer in Residence at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.  Hannah graduated from Harvard University with degrees in English and American Literature and Language and Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; her writing bridges the space between those studies, exploring the poesy of natural systems and our human relationship with a changing planet.


Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program 2007 graduate

Harvard University A.B. in English and American Literature and Language; secondary field in

Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 2009

Spanish (High School, Community College, and University classes)


“Water Body” – Hot Metal Bridge, Winter 2015 (“Coming Home”)

“Remembering That Life” – The Harvard Review Fall 2014

“Melt-Out: Finding Permanence in the Land of Endings” – River Teeth (October 2014)

“Your Own Cathedral” – Inspiring Generations: 150 Years, 150 Stories in Yosemite(Yosemite Conservancy, 2013)

“Gulp Life” – Inspiring Generations: 150 Years, 150 Stories in Yosemite (Yosemite Conservancy, 2013)

“The Engineer” (fiction) –  Jack Tar Magazine (to be published Spring 2012)

“Teaching Others to Love the Earth” – Press Democrat (April 18, 2010)

“Splendor in the Branches, Glory in the Whiskers” – Press Democrat (March 15, 2005)

“Dear Mister Cormier” – Letters About Literature (2005)

“A Lesson in Newfound Grace and Resilience” – Press Democrat (August 24, 2004)

Student Column – Sonoma Index-Tribune (2000-2001)

“It’s Been a Year Now” (poetry) – Cricket Magazine (1999)


New Conrads Story Contest Winner, “The Engineer” – Jack Tar Magazine (2011)

Thomas Wood Award in Journalism – Harvard University (2009)

First Prize for Comics, “Wormlettes” – Sonoma Valley Writing Faire (2000)

First Prize for Fiction, “Sorrel’s Story” – Sonoma Valley Writing Faire (1999)

Poetry Contest Winner – Cricket Magazine Cricket League (1999)

First Prize, “Moon Game” – Salute to the Arts Creative Writing Contest (1998)


“Melt Out” – a photography series – Cirque: A Literary Journal for the North Pacific Rim (Summer 2014)


Editorial Intern and Music Editor – Blue Ocean Institute’s Sea Stories online journal (2007-2009)


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