001-La-Vie-PhotoI’m a writer, a translator, and a reader.

My first novel, Fog Island Mountains (Tantor, 2014), won the 2013 Christopher Doheny Award from the Center for Fiction and Audible. Find more information about the novel here.

My second novel, Unfurled, is forthcoming in 2018. More info soon!

For complete lists of my publications, please see the other pages on this site.

I also work as the Translations Editor for Necessary Fiction. And with two other marvelous writers, Sara Johnson Allen and Laura McCune Poplin, I am a founder and instructor of the L’ATELIER WRITERS WORKSHOP AND RETREAT.

You can read my short essay on reading, writing & translation here.


You can reach me at: michelle(dot)bailatjones(at)gmail(dot)com

For rights inquiries, please contact: Katie Grimm, Don Congdon Associates, Inc. kgrimm@doncongdon.com

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