Alissa Hattman’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Hobart, Carve, The Rumpus, Gravel, Propeller, American Writers Review, Big Other, Atticus Review, Shirley Magazine, and SUSAN, and her short story, “Beyond the Bay,” won WORK’s fiction of the year contest in 2011. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Microfiction 2020, and she was a longlist honoree for Dzanc’s 2019 Short Story Collection Prize, as well as a semifinalist for the Yes Yes Books 2019 Open Reading Period for Fiction.
Alissa received her MFA in Fiction at Pacific University in 2009 and, in 2013, she completed a MA in English Literature from Portland State University. She has studied at Charles University in Prague and has been an artist-in-residence at Gullkistan Center for Creativity in Laugarvatn, Iceland. Alissa now teaches writing at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon.
Contact: alissa at alissahattman dot com.