Michael Hardy
Freelance journalist

Michael Kerr Hardy


Writer-at-Large, Texas Monthly, April 2017-Present
Freelance Journalist, May 2015–Present
Arts Editor, Houstonia Magazine, January 2013–May 2015
Reporter and Editor, The Sunday Leader, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka, 2009–2010
Teaching Assistant, Rutgers University, 2008–2009; 2010–2012
Editorial Intern, The Boston Globe, Dorchester, MA, Summer 2006
Editorial Intern, The Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, Summer 2005
Editorial Intern, Texas Monthly, Austin, TX, Summer 2004


Best Arts and Culture Writing, City and Regional Magazine Association, 2015
(For “A Gathering Storm,” “Brush with Fate,” and “One Ring to Rule Them All”)

Media Appearances

CBC Radio; Texas Standard; Houston Public Media (TV and radio); KPRC News; NewsFix


Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
M.A. in Literatures in English, 2009

Rice University, Houston, TX
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 2006
Phi Beta Kappa