Lydia Gwyn

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Lydia Copeland Gwyn's stories and poems have appeared in Elm Leaves Journal, F(r)iction, New World Writing, The Florida Review, Glimmer Train, Gone Lawn, SmokeLong Quarterly, Appalachian Heritage, and elsewhere. She is the author of You'll Never Find Another (Matter Press, 2021) and Tiny Doors (Another New Calligraphy, 2018). 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Dzanc Best of the Web (Dzanc Books, 2010)
,
Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction (Rose Metal Press, 2009)
Books:
You'll Never Find Another (Matter Press, 2021)
,
Tiny Doors (Another New Calligraphy, 2018)
Prizes won: 

Glimmer Train Magazine's Emerging Writer's Contest, 1st place (2004)
Wigleaf Top 50 (2008, 2009, & 2010)
Florida Review's Jeanne Leiby Chapbook Award, 2nd place (2014)
Glimmer Train Flash Fiction Top 25 (2015)
Pushcart Prize Nomination (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Tazewell, TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Cumberland Gap, TN
Tennessee
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Last update: Jul 20, 2021