AnnElise Hatjakes

Annelise Hatjakes
PhD Candidate, Graduate Instructor, David R. Francis Fellow
04 Tate Hall

MA in English, University of Nevada, Reno (2012)

MFA in fiction, University of Nevada, Reno (2018)

PhD in English, University of Missouri, Columbia (in progress)

Research and Teaching

Areas of Study

  • Creative Writing

Pronouns: she/her

A native Nevadan, AnnElise Hatjakes holds an MFA degree in fiction and a master’s degree in writing from the University of Nevada, Reno. One of her stories was shortlisted for the Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction. Her work has also appeared in journals including Juked, Tahoma Literary Review, and Typehouse, among others. She is currently completing revisions on her novel and is attending the University of Missouri to earn her PhD in creative writing as a Francis Fellow.

Awards and Honors

Recipient of the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award

“Artifacts Worth Saving” was shortlisted for Green Mountains Review’s Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction

"Backscatter" was shortlisted for December Magazine's Curtis Johnson Prize

Selected Publications

“A Diminished Chord” - Typehouse

“A Division of Labor” - Juked

“Artifacts Worth Saving” - Green Mountains Review

“Learning to Ration” - Tahoma Literary Review

"Perennial" - Beacon Quarterly

“Prospecting” - decomP