Michelle Donahue is a PhD candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah where she is a 2019-2020 Steffensen Cannon Fellow. She is Fiction Editor for Quarterly West and the Writers in the Schools Coordinator for Salt Lake City. She received an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University and a BS in Environmental Biology from Beloit College. She writes primarily fiction, but dabbles in poetry and sometimes nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Sycamore Review, CutBank, Arts & Letters, and others. She was Prose Editor at The Adroit Journal, Managing Editor at Flyway and an intern for FC2. She is originally from southern California and currently lives in Salt Lake City.