Mike Minchin’s stories have appeared in Gargoyle Magazine, Mud Season Review, Necessary Fiction, SmokeLong Quarterly, Green Writers Press Greenzine, and Vermont Magazine.  He is a past recipient of the Vermont Writers’ Prize.  His fiction has received Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers and the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest.  His nonfiction has appeared in Northern Woodlands.  He studied literature at The University of Maine and received his MFA from VCFA.  He lives in Vermont.