• Legal Name: Nogha, Misha
  • Place of Birth: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • Date of Birth: 1955
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  • Pseudonym of: Misha


The author Misha was born in 1955 in St Paul, Minnesota of mixed Nordic and Metis ancestry. She received her education from Eastern Washington University, Portland State University, and Eastern Oregon University with degrees in English Literature and Secondary Education with endorsements in Language Arts and French. She is married to a Badger and they have four children. Misha's first novel, Red Spider White Web, published by Morrigan Publications in England, won the 1990 ReaderCon Award and was a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Her prose has appeared in Germany, Austria, Australia, Japan, America, and Canada. Her prose piece 'Tsuki Mangetsu' was used in a dynamic performance by two Australian composers and won the 1989 Prix d'Italia. She was formerly the editor of New Pathways magazine and her review column 'Points of Impact' carried through three magazines, New Pathways, Ice River edited by David Memmott, and Science Fiction Eye edited by Steve Brown. Misha is currently working on her new novel, Yellowjacket, a contemporary western. She also plans to write a sequel to Red Spider White Web entitled The Bell Factory as well as releasing another collection of short prose entitled Boneseed. She is an accomplished musician, often working in conjunction with her husband, composer Michael Chocholak. Together they raise and farm with Norwegian Fjord horses in Cove, Oregon.

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