Jess deCourcy Hinds

Writing Awards

Finalist in Fiction, The Money for Women/
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, May 2015

Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship, 2014-2015

Pen Parentis supports writers who are parents, offering one fellowship per year to an emerging writer with a child under the age of ten.

Pratt Institute: 40 Under 40 Rising Stars

Honored for nonfiction and educational leadership, the Pratt Institute, New York, 2012. 

Fellow at the Cullman Center for Teachers, New York Public Library

Weeklong residency focusing on writing stories about New York history; mentoring from Ian Frazier of the New Yorker Magazine.

First Place, Twining Research Fellowship, Florence, Italy, 2008

First Place, Louis B. Goodman Award for Fiction. Brooklyn College MFA program, 2004

Honorable Mention, Seventeen Magazine Fiction Contest, 2001

Gertrude Posner Spencer Award for Fiction, Smith College, 2000

Thomas Mendenhall Award for Nonfiction, Smith College, 2000