Michael Washburn

Michael Washburn is the author of The Uprooted and Other StoriesWhen We’re Grownups, and Stranger, Stranger. His short story “Confessions of a Spook” won Causeway Lit’s 2018 fiction contest, and another of his stories, “In the Flyover State,” was named a Distinguished Mystery Story of 2014 by Best American Mystery Stories.

Michael Washburn is a New York–based journalist, fiction writer, and poet. He studied literature and history at Grinnell College and the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of The Uprooted and Other Stories (2018), When We’re Grownups (2019), and Stranger, Stranger (2020).