Summer Precollege Programs Creative Writing Instructor
Carin Clevidence is the author of the novel The House on Salt Hay Road. Her short fiction has appeared in Story, The Indiana Review, fivechapters and elsewhere, and her nonfiction in the Washington Post, O Magazine, OZY, Fiction Writers Review, and the anthologies First Antarctic Reader and Wild Child: Girlhoods in the Counterculture. A graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Michigan, she has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and Sustainable Arts, and residencies at Yaddo, MacDowell and elsewhere. She has taught undergraduate creative writing at the University of Michigan, and run private writing workshops in both prose and poetry. She grew up in a family of naturalists and travelers, and her past jobs also include deckhand in Baja, Mexico, and assistant expedition leader in Antarctica. She lives in Northampton, Masschusetts, with her two children.