Rose Bunch is a MacDowell Fellow, Fulbright Scholar and two time Pushcart Prize nominee in both fiction and nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Tin House, New Letters, The Greensboro Review, Gulf Coast, River Styx, Poem, Memoir, Story, Fugue and Trop. Additional fiction can be found in anthologies, Speed Chronicles from Akashic, a 14 author collection exploring the methamphetimine industry, and Surreal South from Press 53. She has been awarded third prize in the Playboy College Fiction Contest, first prize in the New Letters Dorothy C. Cappon Essay Contest and second prize in the River Styx Schlafly Microfiction Contest. Fellowships and residencies include MacDowell, Yaddo, an ALSCW Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, the Studios at Key West and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship for the Sewanee Writers Conference. After receiving her MFA at the University of Montana, she completed a PhD at Florida State University and currently resides in her hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas.