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Lindsey Harding

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Director of the Writing Intensive Program

Lindsey Harding is the Director of the Writing Intensive Program at the University of Georgia. She serves as the faculty advisor and editor for The Classic, the Writing Intensive Program's journal of undergraduate writing and research. For the Office of Faculty Affairs, she co-leads the Creating a Sustainable Writing Practice Program. Since 2016, Lindsey has also co-led Write@UGA, a spotlight on writing across campus held annually in February, featuring a guest speaker series, pedagogy workshops, and panel discussions. In the English Department, she teaches writing courses in face-to-face and online environments, including Advanced Composition, Writing for the Web, and Honors Introduction to Creative Writing. In 2019, Lindsey was appointed Associate Publisher for Resources for the Writing Across the Curriculum Clearinghouse

Her first book, a speculative fiction novel that follows four passengers on a luxury plastic surgery cruise with an AI at its helm, will be published by Acre Books in November 2023. Pilgrims 2.0 is available to preorder. 


In May 2015, Lindsey graduated from the University of Georgia with her Ph.D. in English. Her dissertation “Motherhood Collection: A Critical-Creative Study of Domestic Photography in the Digital Age” involves investigations into domestic photography and motherhood. In May 2011, she graduated from Sewanee University’s School of Letters with her M.F.A. in creative writing. In 2004, she graduated from Columbia University with her B.A. in English.


2017 – Present, Project Coordinator, Writing Retreats, Parents Leadership Council Grant, University of Georgia

2015 – 2017, Grant Project Team Member, Adaptive Learning and First-year Composition, Personalized Learning Consortium, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Selected Publications:

Refereed Articles and Proceedings

2022, Harding, L., King, J., Bonanno, A., Powell, J. “Feedback as Boundary Object: Intersections of Writing, Response, and Research,” Journal of Response to Writing

2020, Harding, L., Nadler, R., Rawlins, P., Day, E., Brown, K., and K. Miller. “Revising a Scientific Writing Curriculum: Wayfinding Successful Collaborations with Interdisciplinary Expertise,” College Composition and Communication, Vol. 72, No. 2, National Council of Teachers of English 

2018, Harding, L., and A.K. Lane. “The Five Minute Teach: Active Learning Pedagogy to Support TA Training and Writing Instruction in the Sciences,” Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 47 Issue 6, National Science Teachers Association

2016, Harding, L. “Motherhood Reimag(in)ed: A Study of Domestic Photography in the Digital Age,” Photographies, Vol. 9, No. 1, Taylor and Francis

2015, Harding, L., “Re-imag(in)ing the Digital Domestic Sphere: A Critical-Creative Study of Domestic Photography and Motherhood in the 21st Century,” SIGDOC2015: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference on the Design of Communication, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.

2014, Harding, L., “Super Mom in a Box,” Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion, October 15. Retrieved from

2014, Harding, L., “Writing beyond the Page: Reflective Essay as Box Composition,” Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Vol. 41, No. 3, March

Book Chapters

2016, Harding, L. and L. Studer, (forthcoming) “MetaFeedback: A Model for Teaching Instructor Response to Student Writing in the Sciences,” in Scientific Communication: Principles, Practices, and Methods, eds. Han Yu and Kathy Northcut

Creative Publications

2021, Harding, L., “Palace Tent,” Lost Balloon, March 27

2020, Harding, L., “Refrigerator Elegy,” CRAFT, November 11

2016, Harding, L., “Lard, List, Label,” apt, online publication, January 11

2014, Harding, L., “At After,” Spry Literary Journal, Issue 5

2014, Harding, L., “The Other Cuff,” Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 8.2

2014, Harding, L., “Swirling with Grounds,” Soundings Review, Spring

2013, Harding, L., “HD Immortality,” The Boiler Journal

Of note:

2016, Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Nominations for “Lard List Label,” apt

2016, Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award, University of Georgia

2015, Alice C. Langdale Award (exceptional English graduate student), English Department, University of Georgia

2015, Excellence in Teaching Award, The Graduate School, University of Georgia

2015, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Georgia



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