Gary Hawkins

Gary Hawkins

Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing


Phone: 336-758-5383 (English office)



B.A. UNC Chapel Hill, 1976

M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2015

Areas of Interest

Narrative Lineage  

The Persistence of Narrative in Experimental Cinema 

Southern Literature

Courses Taught at Wake Forest

ENG 302g Screenwriting: How to Read and Write Film 

Selected Publications

“Dispatches from Rotterdam,” CDS Porch. Daily reports from IFFR and the premiere of “Zero Irony.” February, 2015.

“Adapting Joe,” CDS Porch, interview with the screenwriter by Joel Mora, January 8th, 2013.

“Reconstructing Harry Crews,” Paris Review Online. A tribute to author, Harry Crews. May, 2012.

“In My Mind,” Slant Magazine, reviewed by Arthur Ryel-Lindsay, April 10th, 2010. 

“Escape Velocity,” Garden & Gun Magazine. Essay on jazz pianist, Mose Allison. March 2007. 

“Southern Wahine,” Garden & Gun Magazine. An essay on the female surf culture in Folly Beach, SC. June 2007. 

“Just One More,” Oxford American. A tribute to Larry Brown shortly after his death in 2004. Published in spring, 2005, re-published on June, 2013. 

“A Crowded House,” The Moviegoer, Oxford American. A review of Angus McLachlan’s “Junebug.” Spring 2005. 

“Life Studies,” The Moviegoer, Oxford American. A review of Ross McElwee’s “Bright Leaves,” Winter, 2005. 

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