Robert Morgan Fisher
Affiliate Faculty, MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Robert Morgan Fisher, MFA, is a novelist and screenwriter. His fiction has appeared in The Arkansas Review, Red Wheelbarrow, The Missouri Review Soundbooth Podcast, Dime Show Review, 0-Dark-Thirty, The Huffington Post, Psychopomp, The Seattle Review, The Spry Literary Journal, 34th Parallel, The Journal of Microliterature, Spindrift, Bluerailroad and many other publications. He has a story in the 2016 Skyhorse Books definitive anthology on speculative war fiction, Deserts of Fire. His short story collection, You Stay Here: Stories from the Military Family Diaspora, is currently one of six Finalists for the 2017 New Rivers Press Many Voices Prize (winner to be announced in July, then published).
Fisher has written for TV, radio and film and often works as a script-doctor. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radio, TV and Film from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. For several years, he has developed courses and taught for Antioch’s online I2P Program. Since 2016, Robert has led an acclaimed, twice-weekly university-sponsored creative writing workshop for veterans with PTSD known as the “UCLA Wordcommandos.” He often writes companion songs to his short stories. Both his music and fiction have won many awards. Robert is also an accomplished voice actor who can be heard in commercials and on several audiobooks.