Michelle Bailat-Jones is a writer and translator.
She is the author of two novels, Fog Island Mountains (2014), and Unfurled (forthcoming in the Fall 2018).
Her fiction, poetry, translations, and criticism have appeared in various journals, including: The Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, Public Pool, The View from Here, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Quarterly Conversation, PANK, Spolia Mag, Two Serious Ladies, Cerise Press and the Atticus Review.
Her translation credits include two novels by celebrated Swiss modernist, Charles Ferdinand Ramuz: Beauty on Earth (Skomlin, 2013) and What if the Sun…? (Skomlin, 2016) along with shorter work by Julia Allard Daudet, Claude Cahun, Laure Mi-Hyun Croset, Timba Bema, Alexandre Correa, and Céline Cerny.
Michelle is the Translations Editor at the webjournal Necessary Fiction. She was born in Japan, grew up in the Pacific Northwest of the US, and now lives in Switzerland.
You can find her online at www.michellebailatjones.com, and on Twitter and Instagram as @mbailat.