R.M. Fradkin studied writing with Bret Johnston and Amy Hempel and has had short fiction published by Cherry Tree, Cleaver Magazine, Theaker's Quarterly, and Tincture Journal, among others. One of her stories was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
She has been awarded residencies at Art Farm in Nebraska, Hypatia-in-the-Woods in Washington, and the International Writers and Translators' Center of Rhodes, and was Writer-in-Residence at the Anchorage Museum, where she finished her first novel. She is also Affiliate Editor at the Alaska Quarterly Review.