Michelle Bailat-Jones is a writer and translator. Her first novel, Fog Island Mountains (Tantor, 2014), won the 2013 Christopher Doheny Award from the Center for Fiction and Audible. She has translated the work of Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, Claude Cahun, Julia Allard Daudet, Céline Cerny and Laure Mi-Hyun Croset. Her short fiction, poetry, translations and literary criticism have appeared in various journals including The Women’s Review of Books, The Kenyon Review, Cerise Press, Spolia Mag, Two Serious Ladies,Hayden’s Ferry Review, PANK (online), The Rumpus and The Quarterly Conversation. She is also the Translations Editor for Necessary Fiction.