Writer, teacher, translator, traveler (but mostly coffee guzzler)

Sydney Tammarine is a writer, teacher, and translator whose essays have appeared in The Missing Slate, Pithead Chapel, Gravel, Cleaver, and others. She once convinced a frozen yogurt company to run a series of coupons she wrote all about yeti feet. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins University, edits Nonfiction and Flash Fiction for Cleaver Magazine, and teaches English at Ferrum College.

Education

Hollins University

MFA in Creative Writing

Otterbein University

BA in English (Creative Writing) and Spanish

Awards

2019

Writer-in-Residence, Appomattox Regional Governor’s School

2018

Melanie Hook Rice Award in Creative Nonfiction, First Place, Hollins University

2017

Melanie Hook Rice Award in Creative Nonfiction, First Place, Hollins University

2017

Best of the Net Nominee, Cleaver Magazine/Sundress Publications

2017

Creative Writing Teaching Fellowship, Hollins University

2017

Creative Writing Graduate Assistantship, Hollins University

2016

Gager Family Creative Writing Fellowship, Hollins University

2013

John W. Fisher Writer’s Award, First Place, Otterbein University

2013

Quiz & Quill Magazine Nonfiction Prize, First Place, Otterbein University

2013

Roy Burkhart Prize In Religious Poetry, First Place, Otterbein University

2013

Quiz & Quill Magazine Fiction Prize, Second Place, Otterbein University

2012

Gilbert E. Mills Senior Foreign Language Award, Otterbein University

2009

Premier Creative Writing Departmental Award, Otterbein University

Clients

Canisius College Loyola University Maryland University of Notre Dame Friends Select School Yapple Yogurt Pathways Financial Credit Union Otterbein University Pithead Chapel (contributor) Cleaver Magazine (contributor) Quiz & Quill (contributor) The Missing Slate (contributor) Gravel (contributor)