Mina Manchester's writing has appeared in HuffPost, Columbia Journal, The Normal School, Inscape and elsewhere. She is an editor-at-large for Five South, former Assistant Editor for Narrative Magazine and an MFA candidate at Sewanee. She graduated from Pitzer College and lives in Los Angeles with her family.
"Not This Time," Inscape, Fall 2020 (print)
"Opening Day," Finalist, Pinch Literary Award 2020
"Fight or Flight," Finalist for Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award, Cutthroat Journal of the Arts 2015
"Forgiveness in the Time of Covid," Finalist, Bellingham Review’s 2021 Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction
"Five Brutally Honest Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Had Kids," in Dispatch From Daybreak
Writer Interviews for Five South
"What Keeps You Up At Night," interview series for Hither & Thither
AWARDS, INTERVIEWS& WORKSHOPS
Nominated for UCLA James Kirkwood Prize in Creative Writing
Interview with Spoken Label podcast
Mina has attended The Kenyon Review Writing Workshop, The Writer's Hotel, where she was a TA in 2020-21, and Narrative Magazine's The Art of the Story with Tom Jenks
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