Field Notes Editor

Michael Agugom is an Instructional Assistant in the Department of English, Texas State University. He is a W. Morgan and Lou Claire Rose Fellow and has been awarded the L.D. Clark & LaVerne Harrell Clark Literary Endowment Scholarship and the Texas State University Liberal Arts–Graduate College Scholarship. He is a recipient of a 2018 Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award and was shortlisted for the 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize. His debut novel manuscript was longlisted for the DzancBooks Diverse Voices Prize. He has had nonfiction published in Prairie Schooner, and fiction published in The Cantabrigian MagazineYour Impossible VoiceQueer Africa 2: New StoriesID Anthology: Short Story Day AfricaCapra Review, and other places. He lives in San Marcos, Texas.

Writers he admires: Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Jenny Offill, Olga Torkarczuk, Chinua Achebe.