Harmony Neal has been awarded a 2018 Minnesota Artist Initiative Grant to create new models for storytelling based in human (and nonhuman) flourishing. She was the 2011-2013 Fiction Fellow at Emory University. Her classes are student-centered, focusing on helping participants understand what kind of stories they want to write, why, and how, then practicing concrete craft techniques that can help them achieve their goals. She's been ranked excellent by her students for every class she's ever taught. And yeah, she has a sense of humor.
Her stories have recently appeared in Shadows & Tall Trees, The Fantasist, Interzone, Paper Darts, and Black Static. Harmony is committed to seeking truth and asking questions, no matter how painful the process can be. As Octavia Butler said, “In order to rise from its own ashes, a phoenix must first burn.” harmonyisawitch.com