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Bethany Maile

Bethany Maile


124 Brink Hall
Mailing Address
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102
Bethany Maile
  • Creative Nonfiction, M.F.A University of Arizona, 2011
  • English, B.S. University of Idaho, 2009
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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

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: (208) 885-6156

Fax: (208) 885-5944


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