Roberta Hartling Gates has been published in literary magazines such as Confrontation, Fourth 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.