Michelle René Arch earned a Master of Arts in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Chapman University and is the recipient of the 2015 Tom Massey Award for Outstanding Dual Degree Student. She also holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and English from California State University, Fullerton. She has presented her academic work throughout the country and hopes to commence her doctoral studies in British and American Literature in Southern California in 2017.
Michelle is also a regular nonfiction contributor to several online journals and websites, and her columns have appeared frequently in the Orange County Register. She is the recipient of three awards for fiction writing and will be seeking representation for her debut novel in 2017. To visit her literary website and blog, Archetype, go to www.michellearch.wordpress.com.