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Skidmore College
English Department
Linda Hall

Linda Hall

Associate Professor

B.A., Sarah Lawrence College
M.F.A., Columbia University

Office: Palamountain 318
Phone: (518) 580-5182
Email: lhall@skidmore.edu

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Literary nonfiction (especially cultural criticism and the personal essay)
  • Alice Munro
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Thomas Hardy

Courses Taught:

  • SSP 100: Writing America
  • EN 105: Writing on Demand
  • EN 105H: Writing on Demand
  • EN 228: Prose Boot Camp
  • EN 280: Logic and Rhetoric
  • EN 280: Science Writing
  • EN 280: Political Writing
  • EN 280: How to Write a Sentence
  • EN 364: Literary Journalism
  • EN 378: Nonfiction Workshop
  • EN 378: Cultural Criticism
  • EN 381: Advanced Projects in Writing Nonfiction

Selected Publications:

Essays and reviews published in Guardian America, The American Prospect, The Hudson Review, New York, Salmagundi, Southwest Review, Under the Sun.

Honors:

Kress Family Creative Pedagogy Grant (2014)
Jon Ramsey Honors Forum Lecturer (2011)
Faculty Speaker at Commencement (2007)
McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction (2006)
Bechtel Prize finalist (2004)
Notable Essays of the Year, The Best American Essays ('03, '06, '08, '11)