Lindsay Merbaum

San Francisco, CA

Author's Bio

Lindsay Merbaum is a wanderer, ex-teacher, and fiction writer. She holds an MFA from Brooklyn College. After several years abroad, she now lives in San Francisco and is at work on a novel entitled THE WAILING ROOM.

Publications and Prizes

Best of the Web
(Dzanc Books, 2009)
, The Best of Our Stories
(Our Stories, 2010)
Anomalous Press, Blood Orange Review, Day One, Epiphany, Gargoyle Magazine, Gingerbread House, Harpur Palate, Hobart, Lost Coast Review, Our Stories, Pank, Sojourn, The Brooklyn Review, The Collagist, The MacGuffin, VerbSap
Prizes Won: 
Lindsay was honored with a scholarship to attend the Disquiet Literary Program in Lisbon in summer of 2012. Her story "Cannibal Love," anthologized in Dzanc Books Best of the Web, was nominated for a storySouth Million Writers Award. In 2005, she received the Himan Brown Award for Fiction from Brooklyn College.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Prisoners, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
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Last updated: Apr 20, 2016