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Joyce Hinnefeld

Associate Professor of English (1997)

  • B.A., Hanover College
  • M.A., Northwestern University
  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Email: hinnefeldj@moravian.edu
Phone: 610-861-1392
Office: Zinzendorf Hall, Room 200
Personal Website: www.joycehinnefeld.com

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Creative writing, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; contemporary fiction.


Dr. Hinnefeld is a published writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her short story collection, Tell Me Everything and Other Stories (University Press of New England, 1998) won the 1997 Breadloaf Conference Bakeless Prize in fiction, and her stories, poems, and essays have appeared in various literary magazines and anthologies. She is the author of the novels In Hovering Flight (2008) and Stranger Here Below (2010). In the spring of 2001, Dr. Hinnefeld received the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, and she serves as the faculty advisor to The Manuscript, Moravian’s student literary magazine.

Recent Activities of Note


  • Joyce Hinnefeld, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center, has been selected for a 2009-2010 Isherwood Foundation Fellowship for Writers. The author of the novel In Hovering Flight (2008), Professor Hinnefeld expects her new novel, Stranger Here Below (Unbridled Books), to be available this fall.