Department of English

Mike Bendzela

Adjunct Faculty of English
Mike Bendzela

Office Location

200 Bailey Hall, Gorham



Academic Degrees

  • M.A., English, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1985
  • Certificate in Creative Writing, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1985
  • B.A., English, University of Toledo, 1983


Mike Bendzela's collection, Metazoan Variations: Evolutionary Fables and Other Emblematic Tales, won The Raw Art Review / UnCollected Press Full Length Book of Short Stories Contest and was published in November 2020. His short work has appeared in several North American periodicals and anthologies, and he won a Pushcart Prize in 1993. He is currently a Monday columnist for the website 3 Quarks Daily. He lives with his husband on a small orchard and farm in Standish.