Molly Olguín holds a BA in English from Williams College and an MFA in Fiction from The Ohio State University. She currently resides in Seattle, where she teaches English and creative writing to high school students.
Her short stories have appeared in or are forthcoming from Paranoid Tree, Redivider, Fugue, The Normal School, River Styx, Quarterly West, Betwixt, and others. She is a recipient of the 2018-19 Loft Mentor Series Fellowship. She was a recipient of the Loft Mentor Series fellowship in 2019. Her short story ” Captain America’s Missing Fingers” was a finalist for the 2017 F(r)iction Winter Literary Competition, and “Small Monuments” was a finalist for Fugue‘s 2016 prose contest. She was awarded the 2015 AWP Intro Awards Prize in Fiction for her short story “The Seven Deaths of The Family Contreras.” With Jackie Hedeman, she is the creator of the audio drama “The Pasithea Powder.”
She is currently at work on a short story collection, The Sea Gives Up The Dead, and a novel in progress, The Deathless Moon.