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Prof. Jim Hilgartner

Mr. James Hilgartner

Professor of English


Phone Number: (334) 833-4352
Office and/or Address: Flowers Hall 306


  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Alabama
  • M.A.T., French and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, School for International Training
  • B.A., Amherst College


Professor Hilgartner’s creative work has appeared in a number of literary journals, and he has twice been awarded the Fellowship in Literature from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Before coming to Huntingdon in 2006, Professor Hilgartner taught college English and creative writing elsewhere in Alabama. He has also taught English to speakers of other languages in the United States and in Europe, and French in Vermont.


  • Alabama State Council on the Arts : 2011 Literature Fellowship
  • Alabama State Council on the Arts: 2001 Literature Fellowship


PUBLICATIONS (as of 2/1/19):

  • “The Darkness in the Corners.” Fiction.
    Xavier Review (forthcoming Spring 2019)
  • “A Plague of Blackbirds.” Fiction
    Elm Leaves Journal / Blackout edition (forthcoming Spring 2019)
  • “Doc Barfield’s Dreams” and “Time Is Running Out.” Fiction.
    Tall Windows Review (forthcoming Spring 2019)
  • “A Story about My Father, Whom I Never Met.” Fiction.
    Neworld Review, vol. 9, no. 67 (2016)
  • “Kinney in the Dreamtime.” Fiction.
    Vermont Literary Review, vol. XVIII (2016): 8-15
  • “Wedding Scrapbook” Fiction.
    SLAB: Sound & Literary Art Book, Issue 11 (2016): 171-186
  • The Consolation of Sophistry. Fiction Chapbook.
    The Chapbook, vol. 2 (Fall 2013): 179-205
  • “The Horse on the Pond.” Poem.
    Black Warrior Review online (Fall 2013)
  • “Gaps in the Fence.” Fiction.
    Writing on the Edge 22.2 (Spring 2012):
  • “After the Fire,” “Bog Man,” “Darwin Consoles the Frozen Baby,” and
    “Drowning in Air.” Poems.
    Apocryphal Text 1.4 (spring 2006)
  • “Beowulf in Hell.” Fiction.
    Mid-American Review 26.2 (spring 2006): 196.
  • “Exploded View: A Forest in Winter.” Fiction.
    Red Mountain Review 1.1 (fall 2005): 32-33.
  • “Das Vorlaufen-zu at Mike’s.” Fiction.
    New Orleans Review 31.1 (spring 2005): 122.
  • “The Bravery of Muskrats.” Fiction.
    The Distillery 8.2 (fall 2001): 7-23.
  • “Whisper,” “Choice,” and “Cause and Effect.” Fiction.
    The American Muse 1.4 (fall 2001): 46-47.
  • “Self Defense.” Fiction.
    First Draft 8.1 (spring 2001): 12.
  • “Twelve Exposures.” Fiction.
    ACM: Another Chicago Magazine 36 (summer 2000): 36-40.
  • “The Road is Long and the Wind Don’t Change.” Fiction.
    The Worcester Review 27.1 & 2 (1996): 108-115.
  • “Mud Season.” Fiction.
    Buffalo Spree 30.1 (spring 1996): 56-59.
  • “Roadkill.” Fiction.
    Greensboro Review 59 (winter 1995-96): 44-55.


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