INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Jody Hobbs Hesler’s fiction, feature articles, essays, and book reviews appear or are forthcoming in Gargoyle, Raleigh Review, Streetlight Magazine, The Georgia Review, [PANK], South 85, Steel Toe Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Prime Number, Pearl, A Short Ride: Remembering Barry Hannah (VOX Press), Charlottesville Family Magazine, Charlottesville Wine & Country Living, several prize and themed anthologies, and other places. She holds an MFA in fiction from Lesley University. Learn more about her writing at jodyhobbshesler.com.

 

WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT JODY

“Jody brings a new eye to writing and is a fun instructor. Her teaching is lively and interesting.”

“Lovely person, seemed genuinely interested in her students/writing. Thank you for a delightful class!”

“Jody’s feedback is amazing—not only is it useful for the workshopped chapter, it is useful to my entire book.”

“Very good in directing class comments to the non-personal. Excellent in providing examples and valuable tips in handouts.”

“I sincerely feel that Jody is one of the most effective writing teachers. She is well-prepared and has good material and is masterfully aware of her students.”

“Jody is so passionate about the craft of writing and passes that on to her students.”

“Jody is a very exciting teacher. Her insights are precise and enlightening. And original.”