Robin Hemley


Robin Hemley is the director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous books, including the story collection Reply All; the memoir Do Over; the craft guides Turning Life into Fiction and A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and Travel; a book of investigative reportage, Invented Eden: The Elusive, Disputed History of the Tasaday; and the novel The Last Studebaker. His many awards include the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Nelson Algren Award for Fiction from the Chicago Tribune, the George Garrett Award for Fiction from Willow Springs, the Hugh J. Luke Award from Prairie Schooner, and three Pushcart Prizes.