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Michelle Pretorius

Visiting Assistant Professor in Liberal Studies


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BA University of the Free State
MFA Columbia College Chicago
PHD Ohio University

Michelle Pretorius

Michelle Pretorius is the South African-born author of The Monster's Daughter which won a Friends of American Writers Literary Prize as well as being an American Booksellers Association Debut Voices pick. She is published in multiple genres and has received a Pushcart Nomination for her short fiction. Michelle holds a B.A. from the University of the Free State in South Africa, a M.F.A. from Columbia College Chicago, and a Ph.D. from Ohio University.

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