Alissa Hattman’s work has appeared in The Rumpus, Gravel, Propeller, SUSAN, Shirley Magazine, Prick of the Spindle, and Voice Catcher, and her short story, “Beyond the Bay,” won WORK’s fiction of the year contest in 2011. In 2009, she received her MFA in Fiction at Pacific University and, in 2011, she completed a MA in English Literature from Portland State University. Alissa has studied at Charles University in Prague and has been an artist-in-residence at Gullkistan Center for Creativity in Laugarvatn, Iceland. She teaches writing at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon.

Contact: alissa at alissahattman dot com.