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(2004 Graduate)

Michelle Ross's fiction has won prizes at Gulf Coast, Sixfold, and Main Street Rag. Her fiction has also appeared in The Nervous Breakdown, Blue Lake Review, and other journals. Her debut story collection, slated for release in early 2017, won the 2016 Moon City Press Fiction Award. She earned her MFA from Indiana University. She's originally from Texas, but now lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband and son.

Hometown: Dickinson, Texas
B.A., Emory University, 1999
Fiction in Gulf Coast and Faultline.
John McCluskey, Jr. Merit Award, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2004. Hana Benes Wilson Merit Award, National Society for Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2003. 2002 Gulf Coast Prize in Fiction. Jean Shepherd Literary Award, Indiana University, 2002. Piercy Creative Writing Award, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2002. First Honorable Mention, Academy of American Poets Prize, Indiana University, 2002. Elected Student Representative, Creative Writing Program Committee, 2001-02. Writer, A Moment of Science, WFIU-FM, 2001-Present. W103 A.I. Consultant, Indiana University, 2001. Honorable Mention, Lois Davidson Ellis Literary Award, Indiana University, 2001. Students' Choice Readings Committee Co-Chair, 2000-01. Students' Choice Readings Committee, 2000-02. Fiction Reader, Indiana Review, 1999-2002.
Currently enrolled in the M.A. Program in English at Indiana University.