In 2012 Michaela and her partner Ty Fitzmorris cofounded the Peregrine Book Company, an independent bookstore in Prescott, Arizona. She works there as a book buyer and seller. She lives in Prescott with her two inscrutable children, her two rambunctious dogs, and one vocal cat.
Michaela Carter is the author of the novel Further Out Than You Thought, published by HarperCollins. She studied theater at UCLA and holds an MFA in creative writing from Warren Wilson College. Her poetry has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, has won the Poetry Society of America Los Angeles New Poets Contest, and has appeared in numerous journals.