Stephen Hundley


Stephen Hundley — Circum Vitae

Objective Overview

Author, educator, and scholar dedicated to self-improvement, prolific writing, incisive criticism, publishing, and travel.


Certification and Education


University of Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi [2018-2021]

·         Master of Fine Arts in Fiction


Clemson University; Clemson, South Carolina [2016-2018]

·         Master of Arts in English GPA: 4.0


International TEFL Academy [2014]

·         TEFL/TESOL Certificate


Georgia College & State University; Milledgeville, Georgia [2009-2013]

·         Bachelor of Arts in English, Literature GPA: 3.68


Related Work


Graduate Teaching Assistant – University of Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi [Fall 2018-Spring 2018]

·         Led discussion sections of British Literature (ENGL 226) and American Literature (ENG 225)

·         Performed data tracking, grading, and content counseling for students.


Graduate Teaching Assistant – Clemson University; Clemson, South Carolina [Fall 2016-Spring 2018]

·         Taught four sections of English Composition (ENGL 1030)

·         Led discussion groups for British Literature I (ENGL 3960).

·         Served as a tutor in the Clemson University Writing Center.


Longleaf Scholar – Longleaf Writer’s Conference; Seaside, Florida [2019]

·         Attended and assisted in workshops and events at the writer’s conference.

·         Awarded a scholarship to serve as a representative of the University of Mississippi.


Writing Instructor – Maine Arts Camp; Colby College, Waterville, Maine [Summer 2018-Present]

·         Instructed children ages 7-17 in introductory and advanced fiction writing

·         Served as a dorm counselor, trip organizer, and water sports safety specialist


Fiction Editor – The Swamp; Tallahassee, Florida [Fall 2017-Present]

·         Read, critique, and select fiction pieces for potential publication.

·         Correspond with authors throughout the editing and revision process.


Associate Editor– The South Carolina Review; Clemson, South Carolina [2017-2018]

·         Assisted Keith Lee Morris in editing the fiction section of The South Carolina Review.

·         Coordinated The South Carolina Review’s AWP registration (will attend AWP 2018 in Tampa)


Staff Fiction Reader – Yalobusha Review; Oxford, Mississippi [Fall 2018-Present]

·         Read, critique, and select fiction pieces for potential publication.

·         Correspond with authors throughout the editing and revision process.



Guest Fiction Editor – Driftwood Press; Tampa, Florida [2017, 2019]

·         Read, critiqued, and selected fiction pieces for publication in issues 4.4, 4.5, and others.

·         Contributed the short story “Replica” to issue 4.3, reviewed on


Writing and Recording Volunteer – Write for Mississippi; Northern Mississippi [2018-2019]

·         Coordinated and recorded senior citizen and teenager non-fiction in Northern Mississippi high schools and retirement communities for a state archival project.


English Language Instructor – Korea Center for Talented Youth; Seoul, South Korea [2015-2016]

·         Taught Pre-K-5th grade English language learners writing, reading, vocabulary, and science.

·         Led, planned and graded for 10 separate classes a day, working 55 hours a week.


Lead Earth and Environmental Science Teacher – Rocky River High School; Charlotte, North Carolina [2013-2015]

·         Led a team of three science teachers in lesson/unit planning and management.

·         Achieved 75% mastery of all objectives, between all classes.

·         95% passage of state exam, between all classes.

·         Taught both honors and regular classes for four semesters.

·         Instructed an average of 29 children per block (three 90 min. blocks a day).

·         Mentored students aged from 13-18.

·         English Language Learner Support Team

·         Assistant Wrestling Coach


Teach For America 2013 Corp Member; Charlotte, North Carolina [2013-2015]

·         Attended regular professional development aimed at closing the achievement gap in North Carolina public schools.

·         Observed by both school and TFA advisors with regular performance critiques.


6TH Grade Reading Teacher – Hawthorne Elementary; Tulsa, Oklahoma [Summer 2013]

·         Averaged 2 years of reading growth.

·         Co-taught with licensed teachers and student teachers.


Group Leader (7th Grade Boys) – Camp Pontiac; Copake, New York [Summer 2017]

·         Oversaw, scheduled, and otherwise led 13 adult staff and 40 children in all manner of sports and activities during the two-month, sleep-away camp.

·         Planned and led an overnight trip to Boston.


Georgia College Early College Mentor; Milledgeville, Georgia [2012]

·         Taught a 7th grade creative writing class.

·         Attended observation sessions with full time teachers of multiple subjects.

·         Compiled and edited student work for The Peacock’s Feather, a children’s journal.

·         Compiled and edited student work for The Peacock’s Feet, an undergraduate journal.


University Admissions, Georgia College & State University; Milledgeville, Georgia [2010-2013]

·         Served as a tour guide for prospective students and families.

·         Entertained and hosted alumni events.


Leadership Experience


Leadership for Educational Equity Member [2013-Present]


Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society [Fall 2011-Present]

Circle President [2011-2013]

·         Oversaw an executive board of three, a circle of 60 active students, 57 faculty members, and an alumni network of over 300 members.

·         Orchestrated all meetings, alumni outreach efforts, and fundraising attempts.


The Peacock’s Feet, Georgia College’s Annual Creative Writing Publication [2011-2013]

Non-Fiction Editor [Fall 2012]

·         Reviewed, selected, and edited all non-fiction pieces for the university’s creative writing publication.

·         Published non-fiction pieces as a general applicant in both the 2011 and 2012 publications.


Georgia College Student Government Association [2009-2013]

·         Vice President [2012-2013]

·         President Pro Tempore [2011-2012]

·         Senator [2009-2011]


The Colonnade, Georgia College’s Campus Newspaper [Fall 2009- Spring 2011]

·         Writing Coach [Fall 2010-Spring 2011]

·         Staff Writer [Fall 2009-Spring 2013]


Freelance Reporter for The Bryan County News [2007-2013]

·         Wrote a weekly page in the county paper highlighting high school and community news.

·         Met regular deadlines.



Arts and Letters Literary Magazine Fiction Prize Finalist; “Dog” [Summer 2017]

Georgia College Dean’s List [Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013]

Pushcart Prize Nominee 2018; “Replica”

Best of the Net Nominee 2018; “Elsohn”

Driftwood Press In-House Short Fiction Contest Finalist; “The War of Naked Aggression” [Spring 2019]

University of Mississippi, Elvis Meets Einstein Contest Second Place; “Open Letter to that Really Loud Dog on Price Street” [Spring 2019]

Hub City Press C. Michael Curtis Short Story Book Prize Award Finalist, Summer 2019. The Aliens Will Come to Georgia First



Octopus Books, 2019 Risograph Broadside, “The Family Joke” Poetry [Forthcoming, Fall 2019]

Carve, “The Aliens Will Come to Georgia First” [Summer 2019]

Delta Poetry Review, “Gummy Teeth” and “Five Lined Skink” Poetry [1.3]

Delta Poetry Review, “Circus Dogs,” “This was worth the loss of your cat,” and “Christmas Time” Poetry [1.1]

Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, “Lotto,” “Heirloom,” and “Jimmy’s Place” Poetry [February 2019]

Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, “Wake Up” Prose [January 2019]

Permafrost, “Black Bird” Prose [Winter 2019]

Swamp Ape Review, “Monopoly” Poetry [Vol. III, 2019]

Notre Dame Review, “Big Rain” Poetry [Spring 2019]

Waxwing, “Snowbirds” Prose [Issue 18; Summer 2019]

Apple Valley Review, “Shovelhead” Poetry [Vol. 13.2; Fall 2018]

Coffin Bell, “Buddy” Prose [Vol. 2.1; Fall 2018]

The MacGuffin, “Elsohn” Prose [Vol. 34.2; Spring 2018]

BULL: Men’s Fiction, “Dog” Prose [Fall 2017]

Driftwood Press, “Replica” Prose [Vol. 4.3; Summer 2017]