Mika Perrine

Interim Director and Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Academy


M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Michigan; B.A., English Literature (with honors), Brown University; Interlochen Arts Academy

Mika Perrine was a Helen Zell Fellow in Fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won Hopwood Awards in short fiction and creative nonfiction. She received her B.A. in English Literature from Brown University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and completing an Honors Thesis in Creative Writing. An Interlochen alumna, she has taught creative writing at the University of Michigan and her work has appeared in New Voices For Nature: Stories of the Land from Northern Wisconsin Writers, published by the Cable Natural History Museum in Cable, Wisconsin, and in Clerestory, The Brown-RISD Journal for the Arts. Mika lives in Cedar, Michigan, and is currently at work on her debut collection of short stories.