Daisy Hernández

Daisy Hernandez Assistant Professor of English
Creative Writing

*on leave Spring 2018*

325 Bachelor Hall
Oxford Campus
hernand2@MiamiOH.edu

EDUCATION

MFA, Fiction, University of Miami, December, 2013 
MA, Journalism and Latin American & Caribbean Studies, New York University, May, 2001
BA, English, William Paterson University Wayne, NJ, May, 1997 

TEACHING INTERESTS
  • The Personal Essay
  • Memoir
  • Literary Journalism
  • Latina Narratives
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Memoir
  • Lyric Essays
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

  • A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir, Beacon Press, 2014
  • coeditor, Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism, Seal Press, 2002

CREATIVE NONFICTION (Essays)

  • “The Envidia Attack,” Tricycle, 2015
  • “Los Ojos,” Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, 2015
  • “Bus Stop,” Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, 2015 
  • “Stories She Tells Us,” Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education, 2014
  • "Blackout," Hunger Mountain: the VCFA Journal of the Arts, 2012

FICTION

  • “Cuello: A Short Story,” Juked, 2015
  • "Shorty," Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing, University of Wisconsin Press, 2011
WEB PUBLICATIONS
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • Winner of the Creative Nonfiction Contest, Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry & Prose, 2015
  • Independent Publisher Book Award in Memoir, 2015
  • Lambda Literary, Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Cuba’s Premio Literario Casa de las Américas, 2015 
WORK IN PROGRESS

Daisy Hernández is writing a literary biography of Chagas, a neglected tropical disease that afflicts millions of people mainly from Latin America.