• Shelby Wardlaw
  • Shelby Wardlaw
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Office Hours: Office Hours: Tuesdays from 1-3 pm on Zoom and Wednesdays from 10-11 am on Zoom
  • About:

    Shelby Wardlaw is a writer, teacher, and translator from Austin, Texas. She holds a B.A. in English and Russian Studies from Vassar College, an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia University. Her fiction, non-fiction and Russian poetry translations have appeared in Drafthorse, Interim, Northwest Review, Hunger Mountain, Fiction Southeast, iō Literary Journal, and Philadelphia Stories. In the spring of 2020, she won Honorable Mention in the Pigeon Pages Fiction Contest. She was a Finalist for the 2021 Salamander Fiction Prize and the 2021 McGlinn Prize for Fiction and was selected as one of the top five finalists in The Writer magazine’s 2020 Fall Short Story Contest. Praised by The Writer editorial staff as a “stunningly talented writer,” Shelby is now working on her first novel.

    You can visit her website here: https://www.shelby-wardlaw.com/