When not at her writing desk, Quincy Gray McMichael stewards her farm, Vernal Vibe Rise, on Moneton ancestral land. Her writing—both creative nonfiction and poetry—has appeared in Salon, AssayAppalachian Review, Yes! Magazine, Burningword, The Dewdrop, and Chautauqua, among others.

Quincy holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University.

She is a 2022 Pushcart Prize nominee and serves as Contributing Editor at Good River Review. Quincy is completing a hybrid memoir that explores obsession and overwork through a blend of verse and prose as well as a poetry collection about family, intimacy, and grief.

Find her (sparingly) online via Twitter: @quincy_gray_mcm and Instagram: @vernal_vibe_rise