Michelle Ross is the author of three story collections: There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You (Moon City Press 2017), winner of the 2016 Moon City Press Short Fiction Award and Finalist for the 2017 Foreward INDIES Book of the Year Award for Short Stories, Shapeshifting, winner of the 2020 Stillhouse Press Short Story Award (November 2021), and They Kept Running, winner of the 2021 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction (forthcoming in Spring 2022).

Her fiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Epiphany, Electric Literature’s Recommended ReadingTriQuarterly, Witness, and other venues. Her fiction has been selected for Flash Fiction America (forthcoming from W.W. Norton in 2023), Best Small Fictions 2021, Best Microfiction 2020 and 2021, and the Wigleaf Top 50 2019, among other anthologies. Her work has won prizes from Emrys Journal, Gulf Coast, Sixfold, Zizzle Lit, and other journals.

She is fiction editor of Atticus Review and was a consulting editor for the 2018 Best Small Fictions anthology.

A native of Texas, she received her B.A. from Emory University and her M.F.A and M.A. from Indiana University. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband and son. She works in digital curriculum and assessment.