“When I was a student, Goucher gave me the tools to transform my thinking and know myself more deeply. Now, it’s an honor to help students access this personal development by writing in various contexts—that is, by thinking with agility on paper.”
Associate ProfessorCreative Writing
Hannah Fenster is an Instructor of Writing and Co-Director of the Peer Listening Program at Goucher College. She is a Goucher alum and earned her MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Georgia in 2017. A deep investment in independent bookselling and publishing has led her to work with Avid Bookshop in Athens, Georgia, The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore, Maryland, and Counterpoint Press in Berkeley, California. She teaches both on Goucher’s main campus and with the Goucher Prison Education Partnership.
Dumbaugh, D. and Fenster, H. "Calculating Intersections: The Crossroads of Mathematics and Literature in the Lives of Mother and Daughter," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 8 Issue 2 (July 2018), pp. 90-102.
Fenster, Hannah. Review of Literary Culture and Translation: New Aspects of Comparative Literature, edited by Dorothy M. Figueira and Chandra Mohan. Recherche Littéraire / Literary Research, Summer 2018, pp. 293-297.
Fenster, Hannah. “Lullaby for a New World,” The Shallow Ends, 3 January 2019. Web.
Fenster, Hannah. “When I say I promise I won’t call I mean,” LUMINA, XVIII, Print. (Forthcoming)
Conference Papers & Panel Participation
Panelist at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association in Atlanta, GA, November 3-5 2017.
Panelist at the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts in Columbia, SC, October 13-15, 2016.