K. Mikey Borgard

Mikey Borgard
Graduate Instructor, Ridgel Fellow

K. Mikey Borgard specializes in terrorism and trauma literature, fiction, and nonfiction prose. Mikey is a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and is writing a fictional docu-novel about this experience. He identifies as disabled and nonconforming and is intrigued by the criminal, lyric, and magical. His first essay, “Constellation of Grace,” appeared in Fourth Genre and was shortlisted for the Steinberg Prize. He is a Ridgel Fellow and recipient of the Ernest C. Van Keuren Award, the Tremblay-Crow Writing Fellowship, and the Mani Iyer Scholarship for Disabled Writers. In 2019, he earned an MFA from Colorado State University. You can find him on Twitter: @kmikeyborgard or on the web: https://www.kmikeyborgard.com/