• THE SNEAK - finished, pending rewrite of chapters 1-3.
    THE SNEAK: TELIVA (working title) - in progress.

General details

  • hagenpiper

  • Florida

  • Hagen Piper

  • University of St Andrews (UK) - '98 & '03

  • Male

  • English

In short

  • Degrees:
    M.A. (hons) English + Medieval History
    M.Phil. "The Role of the Giants in Norse Mythology"

    Educator. High School English - grades 11 & 12.

  • Despite every opportunity, I have successfully avoided becoming rich and famous.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Action/Adventure, Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Literary, Multicultural, Political, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Short Story

    Non-Fiction: Biography, History, Politics & Current Affairs, Science

    Poetry: Epic

  • My favorite book is an Indian cookbook I got years ago. Useful thing.
  • Whatever's in the textbook. From Chaucer to Amy Tan.
  • My classroom. That's where I get paid for it (though not very much.)
  • Emails. Memos. Grocery lists. Rude and disheartening comments on my students' essays.
  • Fiction: Sci Fi/Fantasy

  • Forrest Gump
  • Rowling - great story-teller. Chaucer - funny. Faulkner - funky. Hurston - full of life. Shakespeare - mind-blowing. Garrison Keillor - amazing story-teller. Tolkien - sublime. The list goes on.