Ron Hansen was born in Omaha, Nebraska and educated at Creighton University, the University of Iowa's Writers Workshop, and Stanford University; at Stanford he held a Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowship. He has received fellowships from the Michigan Society of Fellows, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Lyndhurst Foundation, and was presented with an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Hansen has taught fiction and screenwriting at such institutions as Stanford, Michigan, Cornell, Iowa, Arizona, and is now the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara. He is the author of nine books, including The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford: A Novel, and, most recently, She Loves Me Not: New and Collected Stories.
ARTICLES FEATURING RON
Bringing Harmony and Sense: Ron Hansen on Spirituality and Creativity
WRITER AND YOGINI Roxanne Naseem Rashedi sat down with her colleague, Ron Hansen, to discuss his writings, teaching, recent works, and ...