University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102
- Creative Nonfiction, M.F.A University of Arizona, 2011
- English, B.S. University of Idaho, 2009
Bethany Maile grew up in Eagle, Idaho. She studied creative writing at Emerson College and later completed a B.S. in Creative Writing at the University of Idaho. She then moved to Tucson, Arizona, where she earned a M.F.A. in creative nonfiction at the University of Arizona. She lives with her husband in Anchorage, Alaska, and teaches writing online.
- Creative Writing
- Nonfiction Writing
- Screenwriting and Story Development
- Magazine Writing
- The American West
- "True Grit, Country Strong, and Other Lies: A Taxonomy of Western Women" (essay) forthcoming in The Normal School
- "Ladies' Night at the Shooting Range" (essay) Fall 2011 Prairie Schooner
- "The Wild Ones" (essay) Fall 2011 River Teeth
- "The Pull of Moving Water" (essay) Winter 2009 South Dakota Review
- Awarded a 2012 Resident Fellow Position at Island Institute, Sitka, Alaska
- Received a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award for "Ladies' Night at the Shooting Range"
- Received a Puschart Prize Nomination for "The Wild Ones"
- Earned a Foundation Award, University of Arizona: given in recognition of achievements in writing 2009-2011
- Named Alternate Scholar, Fulbright Scholar Program 2011-2012
- Granted a Teaching Fellowship, University of Arizona: awarded to the top-ranking MFA nonfiction student 2010
- Awarded a Reid Leishman Award, University of Idaho: given to an outstanding English senior 2009