Lydia Conklin

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Lydia Conklin is the 2015-2017 Creative Writing Fellow in fiction at Emory University. She has received two Pushcart Prizes, work-study and tuition scholarships from Bread Loaf and fellowships from Princeton, MacDowell, Yaddo, Djerassi, Hedgebrook, the James Merrill House, the Vermont Studio Center, VCCA, Millay, Jentel, Lighthouse Works, Brush Creek, the Santa Fe Art Institute, Caldera, the Sitka Center and Harvard University, among others. She has won grants and awards from the Astraea Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Alliance of Artists Communities and the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Her fiction is forthcoming in Tin House and a compilation of the best of the last twenty-five years of the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Narrative Magazine and elsewhere. She has drawn graphic fiction for Lenny Letter, Gulf Coast, Drunken Boat, The Florida Review and the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago.