Willa Elizabeth Schmidt

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

2020 University Ave. #317
Madison, WI 53726

Author's Bio

ESL Tutor with Madison, WI Literacy Network Ph.D. in German Literature UW-Madison Academic Reference Litrarian

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthology:
Two Countries Anthology (Red Hen Press, 2017)
Journals: ,
Consequence
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Iron Horse Literary Review
,
Potomac Review

Fiction

Anthology:
Best Short Stories of 2014 (Saturday Evening Post Society, 2014)
Journals:
Amoskeag
,
Iowa Woman
,
Kalliope
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St. Anthony Messenger
,
Timber Creek Review
,
Valparaiso Fiction Review
Prizes won: 

Writers Workshop of Asheville, NC 12th Annual Memoirs Competition, 2004--1st Prize Wisconsin Academy Review Short Story contest, 2004--2d Prize Kalliope Journal Inaugural Short Fiction Contest, 1st Prize Iron Horse Literary Review Trifecta Essay Contest, 1st Prize, 2017

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Alice Munro
What I'm reading now: 
The Riddle Song by Rebecca McClanahan, Isabel Allende by La casa de los espiritus, Harlequin's Millions by Bohumil Hrabil

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
German American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
German, Spanish
Born in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
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Last update: May 21, 2019