Ashley Farmer

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Ashley Farmer is the author of the forthcoming essay collection Dear Damage (Sarabande Books, 2022), as well as three other collections of fiction and poetry. Her work has been published in places like Gay Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Progressive, Santa Monica Review, Buzzfeed, Flaunt, Nerve, Potomac Review, Gigantic, Salt Hill Journal, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of Ninth Letter’s 2018 Literary Award in Creative Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Review’s 2017 Short Fiction Award, and fellowships from Syracuse University and the Baltic Writing Residency. Ashley lives in Salt Lake City, UT with the writer Ryan Ridge.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Dear Damage: Essays (Sarabande Books, 2022)

Fiction

Book:
Beside Myself (Tiny Hardcore Press, 2014)

Poetry

Book:
The Women (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016)
Prizes won: 
  • Sarabande Books Series in Kentucky Literature, 2020 for Dear Damage: Essays
  • Ninth Letter's 2018 Award in Creative Nonfiction
  • Los Angeles Review's 2017 Short Fiction Award 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
CA
California
Raised in: 
KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Jun 04, 2021