Bio

Rebecca Adams Wright is a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop and a former University of Michigan Zell Writing Fellow.  She has an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan and has won the Leonard and Eileen Newman Writing Prize, So to Speak magazine’s 2009 fiction contest, and a late-night Emily Dickinson poetry challenge.   She is a former slush reader for Clarkesworld magazine.

Rebecca’s stories have appeared in Day One, The Account, and Daily Science Fiction and have been performed on NPR.  Her nonfiction has appeared in Children’s Literature in Education and on sites such as SF Signal and Whatever.  Her short fiction collection, The Thing About Great White Sharks and Other Stories, was released by Little A in February, 2015 and was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award.  Rebecca lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan.