Mindy Haskins Rogers’ writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, Hippocampus Magazine, Atticus Review, Entropy Magazine, and JMWW Journal. Her essay, “My Father’s English: Changing Language, Changing Class,” was among Entropy Magazine’s most popular articles in 2018, and Atticus Review nominated her collage essay, “So the Wasps Won’t Sting,” for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net Anthology, 2018. She was a scholarship recipient at Juniper Summer Writing Institute in 2014. She has been awarded a Straw Dog Writers’ Residency at Patchwork Farm Retreat this summer, where she will work on her memoir in progress.
Mindy holds a BA magna cum laude from Smith College, where she attended as a first-generation student and an Ada Comstock Scholar and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, plus an AA with honors from Greenfield Community College. She earned a TESOL certificate from the School for International Training and is a certified K-12 teacher.
She lives in Massachusetts, where she is a member of Straw Dog Writers’ Guild and Grub Street Writers. She teaches English Language Learners in public high school.