About

Roxana Arama is a Romanian American author with a master of fine arts in creative writing from Goddard College. She studied computer science in Bucharest, Romania and moved to the United States to work in software development. Her short stories and essays have been published in several literary magazines. Her debut thriller Extreme Vetting will be published in 2023 by Ooligan Press (Portland State University). She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her family. More at https://roxanaarama.com/ or @RoxanaArama on Twitter.

Awards and Recognition

  • Finalist, Futurescapes Award, 2021
  • Honorable Mention, San Antonio Writers’ Guild Annual Writing Contest, 2018
  • Finalist, Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest, 2017
  • Finalist, Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards, 2017