Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

Terry Lingrey

Terry Lingrey

Office: Brink Hall 126
Email: tlingrey@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: English Department - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English

Home Town: Washington
With UI Since 2012

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Creative writing
  • Biography

    Terry Lingrey's story "Casserole," was a finalist in the 2005 Main Street Rag Short Fiction Contest and was published in the contest anthology Slower Traffic Keep Right. Her poetry has appeared in Scribendi, and her creative non-fiction has appeared in Sentient Times. She earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Idaho, where she was the 2011-2012 Hemingway Fellow. She speaks on campus and in the community to prevent sexual violence and to advocate for survivors, including as the 2013 keynote speaker at Take Back the Night. She was interviewed in 2014 by the Pixel Project Blog. She now teaches writing at the University of Idaho. She is working on a novel and a memoir. She has a Business Writing textbook forthcoming from Kendall Hunt.

  • Selected Publications
    • Business Writing. Textbook, forthcoming from Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2015.
    • "Survivor Stories: Interview with Terry Lingrey.” Pixel Project Blog. 2014.
    • In the Trees.” Reed College Creative Writing. 2009.
    • “Casserole.” Slower Traffic Keep Right. M. Scott Douglass, ed. Charlotte, NC.: Main Street Rag Publishing, 2006.
    • “Jump.” Scribendi. Vol 20, Spring 2006.
    • “Purple Tulips” and “If My Arms Were Stronger.” Poets and Writers Anthology. Melanie Chase, ed. Eureka, Ca.: College of the Redwoods, 2004.
    • “Hidden Treasures of Honoring Others.” Access. Aug 1996.
    • “Your Dog’s Best Friend.” Access. May 1996.
  • Awards and Honors
      • 2012 Hemingway Fellowship, University of Idaho
      • 2009 Phi Beta Kappa election, Reed College
      • 2006-2009 Commendations for Excellence in Scholarship, Reed College
      • 2008 Kaspar T. Locher Summer Creative Scholarship, Reed College
      • 2006 All-California Academic Team, Phi Theta Kappa
      • 2006 President's Scholarship, College of the Redwoods
    "There are some European words you can never translate properly into another language. Felhomaly. The dusk of graves. With the connotation of intimacy there between the dead and the living." -- Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient