Richards, Willa

Plan: Creative Writing, PhD - Fiction

Achieved Degree(s):

MFA, University of Iowa, Writers' Workshop (2015)
BA, History, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)

Selected Publication(s):

"Failure To Thrive", Forthcoming in The Paris Review
Translations of Ahmed Shafie's "Four Poems", Exchanges

Academic Award(s):

Thomas J. Bontly Faculty Fiction Award, UW-Milwaukee (Spring 2018)
The Sheila Roberts Prize, UW-Milwaukee (Spring 2017, 2018)
Academy of American Poets/Edward Ryan Prize (Spring 2017)
Truman Capote Fellowship, University of Iowa (Spring 2012)
George B. Hill Award In Poetry, UW-Madison (Spring 2012)

Teaching Experience:

Creative Writing Studio Workshop, University of Iowa, 2014-2015
Reading and Writing Science Fiction, University of Iowa, 2015-2016
Creative Writing Capstone Mentor, Spring 2016
Introduction to College Writing, English 101, UW-Milwaukee 2016-2017
Introduction to College Writing and Research, English 102, UW-Milwaukee 2017-2018
Introduction to Creative Writing, English 233, UW-Milwaukee, 2017-2018
English 101, English 102, UW-Milwaukee, 2018-2019