Lucy Jane Bledsoe's new novel, A Thin Bright Line
, was just released. She's the author of a collection of short stories, a collection of narrative nonfiction, and four novels, including The Big Bang Symphony
. Her recent short story, "The We of Me," published in The Rumpus
, was chosen by Ploughshares Magazine
as the best story published in lit mags that week.
Her fiction has won a Yaddo Fellowship, the 2013 Saturday Evening Post
Fiction Award, the Arts & Letters
Fiction Prize, the Sherwood Anderson Prize for Fiction, a Pushcart nomination, a California Arts Council Fellowship, an American Library Association Stonewall Award, and two National Science Foundation Artists & Writers Fellowships. Her stories have been translated into Japanese, Spanish, German, Dutch, and Chinese.
Lucy loves teaching workshops, cooking, traveling anywhere, basketball, doing anything outside, and telling stories. She's traveled to Antarctica three times, as a two-time recipient of the National Science Foundationís Artists & Writers in Antarctica Fellowship and once as a guest on the Russian ship, the Akademik Sergey Vavilov
. She is one of a tiny handful of people who have stayed at all three American stations in Antarctica. She has also stayed in a number of field camps, both on the coast and in the Transantarctic mountains, where scientists are studying penguins, climate change, and the Big Bang.
Lucy's work is represented by:
Reiko Davis, DeFiore and Company
47 East 19th Street, Third Floor
New York, NY 10003