Susan Hertz

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 302B, Durham, NH 03824
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Sue Hertz is author of "Write Choices: Elements of Nonfiction Storytelling" and "Caught in the Crossfire: A Year on Abortion's Front Line." Her narratives have appeared in numerous national and regional publications, including Yankee, The Writer, Redbook, House Beautiful, Parenting, Boston Magazine, Boston Globe Magazine, New England Monthly, and Walking. A newspaper feature writer before she began the double life of teaching and writing, Hertz worked for The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Herald in Everett, WA, and The Hartford Courant. She has appeared on various literary panels sponsored by organizations such as the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the Key West Literary Seminar.

Education

  • B.A., English, University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

  • Creative nonfiction
  • Journalism
  • Literary journalism
  • Narrative nonfiction
  • Personal essay

Courses Taught

  • COLA 653: Intro to British Culture
  • COLA 654: Intro to British Culture
  • COLA 655: London Program
  • COLA 656: London Program
  • ENGL 622: Writing and Reporting the News
  • ENGL 623: Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 703: Travel Writing
  • ENGL 708: Nonfiction: Form and Technique
  • ENGL 803: Travel Writing/London
  • ENGL 804: Advanced Nonfiction Writing
  • ENGL 806: Research for Creative Writers
  • ENGL 808: Nonfiction: Form and Technique

Selected Artistic Activities

Of Hipbones and Hostels (2015).

Fever Pitch (2012).

Temple of History (2011).

Biking British (2011).

Write Choices: Elements of Nonfiction Storytelling (2011).

Write Choices: Elements of Nonfiction Storytelling (2011).

Write Choices: Elements of Nonfiction Storytelling (2011).