Ladee Hubbard, Tulane University

Ladee Hubbard

Assistant Professor of English


BA, English, Princeton University
MFA, Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Folklore and Mythology, University of California-Los Angeles


Ladee Hubbard is the author of two novels: The Talented Ribkins (which received both the Ernest J. Gaines Award and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction) and The Rib King. Her collection of short stories, The Last Suspicious Holdout, was published in March 2022. She is a recipient of a 2022 Guggenheim fellowship and has also received fellowships and awards from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, the American Academy in Berlin, the Rona Jaffe Writers Foundation, MacDowell and Hedgebrook.

Hubbard earned a BA in English from Princeton University, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a PhD in Folklore and Mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles.