Hal Sundt ’12

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition

Education

  • MFA in nonfiction writing, Columbia University School of the Arts, 2015
  • BA, Oberlin College, 2012

Biography

Hal Sundt teaches literary journalism and academic essay writing. He also consults with students about writing their medical school personal statements. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Ringer, The American Scholar, and elsewhere. He is at work on his first book.

Notes

Hal Sundt Publishes Essay on Quarantine and the TV Show Frasier

April 17, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt published an essay on quarantine, space, and one of his favorite shows, Frasier, for the American Scholar.

Hal Sundt Publishes Story about Burmese Pythons

February 25, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt's story "Pythons of the Everglades" was published in the Bitter Southerner. The story was made possible by funding through a grant-in-aid from Oberlin College.

Hal Sundt Publishes Story on the Future of Amusement Parks

February 24, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt ’12 published a story about the future of amusement parks for the Ringer. The story was also recognized on Longform, an aggregator of top literary journalism stories.

Hal Sundt Publishes in Los Angeles Review of Books

April 4, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt's story "Giving up the Ghost" was published in the Los Angeles Review of Books

Hal Sundt Publishes

October 9, 2018

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Hal Sundt's piece "Norman Doors" was published in the New York Times Magazine.

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