Micaela Maftei,
Member of Fiction Board

Micaela MafteiOriginally from Toronto, Micaela Maftei studied at the University of Toronto before moving to Scotland for postgraduate work. Five years later, she left with an M. Litt in Creative Writing and a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. In 2012 - 2013 she spent a year teaching at Erciyes University in central Turkey. Since arriving in Victoria in 2013, Micaela has taught at UVic and Camosun College.

She is the author of The Fiction of Autobiography (Bloomsbury, 2013) and co-editor of Writing Creative Non-Fiction: Determining the Form (Gylphi, 2015). She also writes fiction—at the moment her focus is on co-written short stories, with a collection that is slowly coming together. Her short fiction has appeared in the Kenyon Review, Gutter, and various anthologies in the UK. Micaela has also recently resurrected a novel project that was begun in 2012.