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Micah Perks's Biography

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Dec 2007

Micah Perks is the author of a novel, WE ARE GATHERED HERE, a memoir, PAGAN TIME, and many short stories. Recent short story publications include Zyzzyva, Encyclopedia, Viz Inter-Arts and The Best Underground Fiction. Two of her stories have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. She is the recipient of a Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts grant and a 2008 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Micah teaches at University of California, Santa Cruz, and lives in Santa Cruz with her children and her partner, Latin/o American critic Juan Poblete. She is at work on a novel.

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