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Fiction Writer

Roberta Hartling Gates has been published in literary magazines such as ConfrontationFourth Genre, the Beloit Fiction Journal, and Other Voices, in addition to two anthologies. 

She was a runner-up in Solstice’s 2017 short story contest, as well as a Narrative finalist in 2013 and a Nelson Algren finalist in 2002. 

In addition, a collection of her stories was a finalist in the Gold Wake Press contest in 2020 and a semifinalist for Hidden River’s Eludia Award in 2019.   

She has an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and is also a reader for The Examined Life Journal. She is currently at work on a novel set in Vichy France.