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Hastings Hensel

Senior Lecturer, English

Contact Hastings Hensel
843-349-2917 whensel@coastal.edu

Brittian Hall 322

Spring 2024 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 9:00am - 10:00am
*Please email for an appointment.


Hastings Hensel is the author of the poetry collections Ballyhoo (forthcoming, JHU Press, 2019) and Winter Inlet (winner of the 2014-2015 Unicorn Press First Book Prize), as well as the poetry chapbook Control Burn (winner of the 2011 Iron Horse Literary Review Single-Author Contest).  His poems have appeared in The Greensboro Review, The South Carolina Review, 32 Poems, Cave Wall, Gray’s Sporting Journal, among others. He frequently writes articles for South Carolina Living, South Carolina Wildlife, and Grand Strand magazines.


Johns Hopkins University, M.F.A.

Sewanee: The University of the South, B.A.

Teaching Areas

Poetry, Creative Writing, Composition

Research Areas

Poetry, Magazine Writing

For more information, visit www.hastingshensel.com