Michelle Crouch

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Selected Publications


A Man Alone on a Beach with an Animal,” Painted Bride Quarterly 95, 2017

“Dad tells a story with a dog in it,” Fifth Wednesday Journal 18, 2016

Wolves Raised by Girls,” Gigantic Sequins 5.2, 2014. 

“I love a Ferris wheel,” Weave Magazine 9, 2013.

“Urban fiction,” Indiana Review 33 (1), 2011.


New Denim City,” Southern Cultures 28 (4), 2022

Reviving Rent Control, Lilac, 2021

The Sweat Stains of Sally Field,” Bright Wall/Dark Room, 2020

STARVATION MODE by Elissa Washuta, Cleaver Magazine, 2019

Dancing with the dictionary,Cleaver Magazine, 2018

Stoner by John Williams, Cleaver Magazine, 2016

FAKES by David Shields and Matthew Vollmer, The Rumpus, 2012


“What’s Mine is Yours,” Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them, Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton, Bloomsbury, 2014.  

The Place Where You Live: Wilmington, NC, Orion Magazine, 2014

Short Lists,” The Hairpin, 2012


Michelle Crouch grew up in North Carolina and holds an MFA from UNC Wilmington. She lives in Philadelphia with two humans, one cat, and one gecko.


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