I am an Assistant Professor of English at UMHB where I also edit the journal Windhover and direct the annual Windhover Writers’ Festival. My poetry, fiction, and reviews have been published in various journals and magazines.

Author Archives: Dr. Nathaniel Hansen

What is Creative Nonfiction?

Here at UMHB, I teach a class called Creative Writing: Prose. This upper-level course focuses on reading and writing the short story as well as creative nonfiction. Students are always familiar with the former genre but not necessarily so with the latter. Inevitably on the first day of class, some confusion surfaces about so-called “creative...
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