Michael Mejia

Utah, United States

Member Since: 12/13/2012

Michael Mejia is the author of a novel, Forgetfulness, and his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including AGNI, Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, Black Warrior Review, and several anthologies, including Forms at War and My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me. He has received a Literature Fellowship in Prose from the NEA and a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation. A co-founding editor of Ninebark Press and co-editor and fiction editor at Western Humanities Review, he teaches Creative Writing at the University of Utah.

Website: http://english.utah.edu/profile.php?unid=u0143165

Twitter Username: @mfmejia


  • Forgetfulness , Fiction Collective 2


  • Grant Recipient, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation(2003)
  • Grant Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts(2006)


  • Assistant Professor at University of Utah (July 2012 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from University of Alabama (May 2000)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting