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.

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

Garden & Gun Land
Garden & Gun
Oxford American

Int’l Assoc. of Culinary
Food Writing Awards Judge

Fiction Southeast

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

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
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