​​​ Tarn Wilson



MFA in Creative Writing                                    Rainier Writing Workshop               MA in Education                                                     Stanford University  

BA English; minor Biology                                            Principia College                


Writing Honors

Nominated for Pushcart Prize                                                                 

Writer-in-Residence, Hedgebrook Writer’s Colony   

Second place, Iron Horse Discovered Voices Award for Nonfiction

Finalist for 2015 Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript Award

Finalist for 2017 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Contest

Teaching Honors

Teacher of the Year, Gunn High School                                                                       Paul Douglas Teaching Scholarship, Stanford University                                                       Alicia C. and Merril E. Newman Teaching Fellowship, Stanford University                                                

Writing Workshop Instructor, Selected Programs

Journaling for Personal and Professional Growth, EQ Conference, Roseville, CA

Creating Your Own Mission Statement, EQ Conference, Roseville, CA

Personal Journaling for Educators, EQ Conference, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California

Teaching Students To Write Freely, EQ Conference, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California

Teachers' Writing Group, Palo Alto, California

Creative Writing Youth Program, Fishtrap, Wallowa Lake, Oregon 

Lead with Your Heart: Writing and Imagery Workshop for Youth Leaders, Palo Alto, California 

Academic Travel Journaling, Link School, Buena Vista, Colorado

Creative Journaling, Camp Owatonna Creative Arts Program, Harrison, Maine

Memoir, Journaling, and Travel Journaling, Summer Session, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois

Women’s Writing Group, Mountain View, California

Nature Journaling, Teton Science School’s Creative Expressions in Nature, Kelly, Wyoming

Academic Travel Journaling, Nepal Abroad Program, A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, Colorado

College Writing, Freshman Writing Seminar, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois