- 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
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.
Wiehardt received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in poetry and fiction from the Michener Center for Writers.
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