Danuta Hinc holds an M.A. in Philology from the University of Gdansk, and an M.F.A in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, VT. She completed three years of postgraduate studies at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences under the direction of distinguished Professor Dr. Maria Janion. In June 2014 she received the Barry Hannah Merit Scholarship in Fiction to attend the MFA Program at Bennington College, Vermont.
Her website: https://danutahinc.contently.com/
She is the author of To Kill the Other, (Tate Publishing, 2011) the fictionalized life story of one of the 9/11 hijackers. Hinc has published short fiction in the Little Patuxent Review, The Muse, Litteraria, and numerous features in the newsletter of the Polish Library in Washington, D.C.
She has presented at numerous national conferences, conducted various workshops for literature honors programs, and led workshops on social media for students and faculty. She has worked as a translator for the Embassy of Poland and as an editor for Rosetta Stone's Polish-English language learning program. Her CV: http://tinyurl.com/o3rhz2f
She is currently working on a novel, Angels in the Forest, based on the life of her grandfather Józef Król and World War II, and a collection of short stories based on people and events in her family and the history of 20th century Europe, titled, Europe Without a Name.
Hinc speaks Polish and Russian and has studied Latin, French, and German.
Interview: Guest on NPR (WYPR, Signal) to discuss the novel To Kill the Other, March 2015. Link: http://wypr.org/post/doctor-who-kill-other-and-bmore-en-espa-ol
The interview was rebroadcasted in August 2015 as one on the best interviews of the year. Link: http://wypr.org/post/dan-fesperman-s-unmanned-gandharva-raja-s-august-29th-and-danuta-hinc-s-kill-othe
Interview: Guest on Authors of the Roundtable, February 2014. Link: https://soundcloud.com/soundslikedan/interview-with-danuta-hinc
Interview: Urbanite Baltimore Magazine, The Definition of Current Author Danuta Hinc faces horrors of history with humor by Baynard Woods, June 2014. Link: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s215/sh/e3dec9f3-fd4e-477a-b291-b5451fdd7f58/bbbe2bc4a5f5ea6e156fb1796b64b8ab
Interview: Baltimore Sun, A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer by Lisa Kawata, August 2011. Link: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-08-30/explore/bs-exho-a-question-of-killing-howard-county-author-searches-for-an-answer-20110830_1_afghan-rebels-taher-terrorist-attacks
Review: Little Patuxent Review, A Novelist Looks at 9/11 by C Wallace Walker, January 2011. Link: http://littlepatuxentreview.org/2011/01/29/a-novelist-looks-at-911