Leo Hwang


Leo Hwang’s writing has appeared in Rethinking Marxism, The Massachusetts Review, Gilmmer Train Stories, Rivendell, Can We Have Our Ball Back?, Fiction, Three Candles, Gulf Coast, The Vermont Literary Review, Meat for Tea, and The Dickinson Review. He was a recipient of the Rosselli/de Filippis Scholarship at the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference and three work-study scholarships at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Leo received his B.A. in English and Fine Arts from the University of the South, an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Geosciences from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he studied the diverse economic practices of artists and artisans of Franklin County, Massachusetts through the Rethinking the Creative Economy Project.

Leo has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Mount Holyoke College; Westfield State University; Saint Andrew’s Sewanee; and Greenfield Community College where he is the Dean of Humanities.

Currently residing in Western Massachusetts, Leo can be seen performing in various local bands including The Warblers, Vimana, and The Original Cowards.