Heather Richie is a writer & producer whose special interest is the land traditions—particularly the foodways and sporting—of the modern American and unbordered Souths.


Employment
Roads & Kingdoms
Toccoa Falls College
Kiawah Partners
Ashley Hall
Teach For America

Internships
Garden & Gun Land
Garden & Gun
Oxford American

Service
Int’l Assoc. of Culinary
Professionals
Food Writing Awards Judge

Fiction Southeast
Editor

Community of Literary Magazines
& Presses

Firecracker Awards Reader

Americorps VISTA
Program Manager

Charleston organizations like
Community Sailing, Legare Farms, Lowland Farms, CHS Food+Wine, CHS Race Week, Junior League & others

Education
PhD, Media & Cultural Studies
University of KwaZulu-Natal
KZN, South Africa (current)

MSc, Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing Institute
Dublin, Ireland
University of Salford
Manchester, UK

Certificate, Documentary Arts
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

MFA, Non-Fiction Writing
The University of the South
Sewanee, Tennessee

BA, Communication
College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina

Awards & Distinctions
JFK Library Foundation
The Hemingway Society
Research Grant Awardee

Duke University
The New New South
Editorial Fellow

Sewanee School of Letters
Rivendell Writers Colony
Writer-In-Residence Awardee

Southern Foodways Alliance
Inspired Student Spotlight Series, 1st Spotlight Feature

The Lee Bros.
Cookbook Boot Camp
Scholarship Finalist

American Library Association
Carnegie-Whitney
Grant Recipient

Palmetto Cheese Brand
Caption Writing
Contest Winner

College of Charleston
Student Employee of the Year
Award Nominee

College of Charleston
Pres. Student Service
Award Recipient