expertise
Fiction, Content Strategy
currently
Writer, Instructor
education
University of Texas
Highlights
  • Writer and instructor on poetry and fiction writing
  • Author, "Migration"
  • Editor with Columbia University Libraries for over ten years
  • Winner of 2015 Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest
  • Published author in many literary journals 
Experience

Ginny Wiehardt is a former writer for The Balance Careers covering fiction. She has taught writing to people of all ages through CUNY, Pratt Institute, and Poets House.

In addition to being a writer, she has experience in publishing, first at a traditional press and then for an electronic publishing project funded by the Mellon Foundation. She has been an editor with Columbia University Libraries for over ten years.

Wiehardt is a poet as well as a middle-grade fiction writer. Her poetry chapbook, “Migration” won the 2015 Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest and her poetry has appeared in literary journals including the Adroit Journal, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Bellingham Review, Southern Humanities Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Willow Springs.

Publications

Poetry Dose Podcast Episode

"Migration"

The Latin for "Cake"

On Coming Across Christina’s World at the Museum of Modern Art