Creative Writing & Environmental Humanities in-Residence Fellow
875 Perimeter Dr.
Moscow ID 83844
- MFA, Michener Center for Writers, Utah, 2019
- M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001
- B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1994
Leah Hampton currently serves as the Environmental Humanities Fellow in Residence at the University of Idaho. As a visiting scholar and writer, Leah works in both the MFA program and the Confluence Lab. Her collection F*ckface and Other Stories was released by Henry Holt and named one of the best books of 2020 by The Paris Review, the New York Public Library, Slate, and others. A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers, she has been awarded multiple prizes and fellowships including UT-Austin’s Keene Prize for Literature and the Phillip Roth residency at Bucknell University’s Stadler Center for Poetry. Her work has appeared in Ecotone, Guernica, McSweeney's, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She divides her time between Moscow, Idaho and the Blue Ridge Mountains.