Lindsey Drager, MFA, PhD

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Lindsey Drager is the author of The Sorrow Proper (Dzanc, 2015), recipient of the 2016 Binghamton University / John Gardner Fiction Award; The Lost Daughter Collective (Dzanc, 2017), winner of the 2017 Shirley Jackson Award for novella and finalist for a 2018 Lambda Literary Award; and the forthcoming The Archive of Alternate Endings, a series of queer retellings of the Hansel and Gretel narrative that span a millennium told in 75-year increments that correspond with Earth’s visits by Halley’s Comet (Dzanc, 2019). Recent fiction can be found in Cincinnati Review, West Branch, Kenyon Review Online, Michigan Quarterly Review, TriQuarterly, and essays in Passages North, Copper Nickel, and Huffington Post. Her work has been listed as notable in the Best American Essays 2016 and the 2019 Pushcart Prize Anthology. She holds a PhD from the University of Denver and is currently an assistant professor at the College of Charleston where she teaches in the MFA program in fiction and serves as nonfiction editor of the literary journal Crazyhorse.