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David Hansen

  • Adjunct Instructor of English

(585) 275-4092
dhansen9@esm.rochester.edu


Research Overview

David Hansen’s stories are, lately, very small and fixated, by way of their confused but well-meaning speakers, on the shortcomings of memory, of family, of identity, and of everything else. They have appeared most recently in South Carolina Review, Chicago Review, Puerto del Sol, and Necessary Fiction. In 2019, his story “Hell” was finalist for the Shirley Jackson Prize, and in 2018 he won a senior writing fellowship from Washington University in St. Louis, where he got his master’s degree. He is currently at work on a collection of those very small stories.

Selected Publications

  • “Three Welsh Names,” South Carolina Review, 2020
  • “Our Philosophy,” Chicago Review, 2020
  • “My Body,” Puerto del Sol, 2020
  • “Valley of the Kings,” Necessary Fiction, 2019
  • “Hell,” Fairy Tale Review, 2018
  • “Pendragon,” Conjunctions, 2017
  • “Mimicry,” Connecticut Review, 2005
  • “Laundry,” Tampa Review, 1999

Teaching

  • Courses in fiction and creative-nonfiction writing

Honors

  • The Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest runner up, 2020
  • Shirley Jackson Prize finalist, 2019
  • Senior Fellow in Fiction at Washington University in St. Louis, 2017