Michaela Roessner-Herman

Michaela Roessner-Herman
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Faculty
BA, California College of Arts and Crafts; MFA in Popular Fiction, University of Southern Maine; MFA in Painting, Lone Mountain College;
Phone: 
970.943.2025
Office Location: 
Taylor Hall 208
Departments: 
Communication Arts, Languages & Literature Department
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Department
Graduate Programs at Western
Academic Program: 
Genre Fiction
Graduate Program in Creative Writing: Low Residency MFA and MA; Certificate in Publishing
Writing the Rockies Annual Conference

Michaela Roessner holds an MFA in Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She has published four novels, as well as assorted short fiction and nonfiction in publications that include Asimov’s Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, OMNI Magazine, Canada’s Room Magazine and anthologies that include Full Spectrum 2 and Intersections. Her first novel, Walkabout Woman, won the Crawford and John W. Campbell awards. She has also had work short-listed for the Calvino Prize, the Tiptree Award, and the Millennium Publishing short fiction contest. Her current major projects include a number of short fiction pieces, finishing up her novel The Waters of Babylon, completing the last of her trio of novels that center around the early life of Catherine de Medici, and participating in several group ekphrastic commissions.​

Person Type: 
Faculty