Monica McFawn

Monica McFawn's debut story collection, Bright Shards of Someplace Else, won a Flannery O'Connor Award and was named an NPR “Great Read” and a Michigan Notable Book. Her stories have appeared in the Georgia Review, Missouri Review, Gettysburg Review, and other journals. She's also the host of the Hawthorne-themed comedy podcast, The Hawthorne Effect, and her satire has been published in The Belladonna. A recipient of a 2016 NEA Fellowship in Literature and a Walter E. Dakin fellowship from Sewanee Writers' Conference, McFawn is currently MFA Director at Northern Michigan University and the fiction editor of Passages North.