Rogers Ian M.

Fiction Writer

New Hampshire US

Author's Bio

Ian M. Rogers writes cool, funny literary fiction and is the author of MFA Thesis Novel (2022), a comedy about academia. Originally from New Hampshire, he holds a master's in creative writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and taught English as a Foreign Language in Japan for many years, most recently at Kanagawa University in Yokohama. His side project, But I Also Have a Day Job, examines the struggles of balancing a creative career with keeping the bills paid. He works as a developmental editor and writing coach for fiction and academic publications ranging from architecture and social work to agronomy and mechanical engineering.

Publications & Prizes

MFA Thesis Novel (Vine Leaves Press, 2022)
Eikaiwa Bums (Blue Cubicle Press, LLC, 2018)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Joseph Heller, David Sedaris, Nick Hornby, Deborah Eisenberg, Haruki Murakami, Bret Easton Ellis, William Faulkner, Nicholson Baker

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Born in: 
Bridgeport, CT
Raised in: 
Warner, NH
New Hampshire
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Last update: Jun 28, 2022