Natalie Rogers is a writer working on a novel and a series of personal essays. Her recent works have focused on the ways people heal from trauma.Natalie lives and works in Denver, where she is a PhD candidate in English and Creative Writing.

She is a recipient of a AHSS Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University of Denver. Her writing has previously appeared online at Narrative and Juked, and an excerpt of her novel is forthcoming from Action, Spectacle later this fall. During her residency at the VAR program, Natalie plans to complete an essay describing how her grandparents’ mistakes continue to haunt her family.