Sally HannayTitle: Professor, English
Hometown: Comfort, Texas
B.A., Duke University
M.F.A., University of Iowa
How long have you been with SU? Since August 2005
Favorite movie: "The Princess Bride"
Favorite food: Tex-Mex
Favorite type of music: Rock and Roll and musicals
Favorite vacation spot: Beaches or mountains, and Ireland
Favorite book: Anna Karenina, Appointment at Samara, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, As I lay Dying, Charlotte's Web, Atonement...
What's on your night stand right now?: "The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon
Who/what/where inspires you & why? God, family, nature, art (poetry and music most), friends, horses and pets -- pretty much in that order
Hobbies/interests/extra-curricular activities OUTSIDE SU: Creative writing, horses, martial arts, yoga, gardening, hiking
Activities/interests/associations ON CAMPUS: I'm interested in anything that has to do with writing -- my students' and my colleagues' writing and readings. I'm hoping to find more time to get involved in campus life this year.
Favorite class to teach @ SU & why: So far my favorite class would have to be a "Topics" class in historical writing which I was fortunate enough to teach this summer.
Why do you like Schreiner? Schreiner is a great size and space to see each other's work at work.