Lyn Fairchild Hawks currently serves as Assistant Director for Curriculum and Instruction for Duke TIP’s distance learning programs where she edits the blog for educators of the gifted, Teachers Workshop. A long-time teacher, Lyn has published curricula with Duke TIP, NCTE, Chicago Review Press, and ASCD. She is author of NCTE's Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach and coauthor of NCTE's Teaching Romeo and Juliet: A Differentiated Approach and Chicago Review Press' The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons that Nurture Wisdom and Empathy. She is also an author of the young-adult novel, How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought, for high school students, and coauthor of the graphic novella, Minerda, for middle grade students.
• Grant recipient, Elizabeth George Foundation. 2013. • Runner-up, James Jones First Novel Fellowship. St. Michael, Pray for Us. 2011. • Finalist, North Carolina State University Prize for Short Fiction. “3.0.” 2010. • AROHO Prize for Short Fiction. “The Flat and Weightless Tang-Filled Future.” 2009. • William C. Friday Fellowship Grant. Cary Academy. 2003. • USA Today All-Teacher Team, 3rd Team, Cary Academy. 2001. • Earthwatch Fellowship, Cary Academy. 2000. • Mentor Teacher and Teacher of the Year nominee, C. W. S. Middle School. 1997-1998. • Distinguished Teacher, Presidential Scholar Program and Mentor Teacher, Los Altos High School. 1995. • Andrew W. Mellon Educational Fellow, Stanford University. 1990-1991.
Stanford University A.M., Education 1991 Stanford University A.B., English 1990
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