Miciah Bay Gault teaches in the MFA in Writing & Publishing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and is coordinator of the Vermont Book Award. She also serves as a manuscript mentor for the VCFA Novel Retreat. Her debut novel Goodnight Stranger (Park Row Books, 2019) has been longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize.

Miciah’s fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, Tin House, LitHub, Electric Literature, Salon, The Sun, The Southern Review, AgniThe Literary Review, and in the anthology Contemporary Vermont Fiction (Green Writers Press, 2014). A graduate of the Syracuse MFA program, Miciah also served as the editor of the literary journal Hunger Mountain for nine years.

photo credit: Daryl Burtnett



MFA | Syracuse University
MEd | Portland State University
BA | Bard College

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