Lynn Schmeidler’s fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, Georgia Review, KR Online, The Southern Review, and other literary magazines. Her stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and received a notable citation in Best American Short Stories. She is the recipient of a Sewanee Writers’ Conference Tennessee Williams scholarship in fiction and has been awarded residencies at Vermont Studio Center and Virginia Center for Creative Arts. In addition to fiction, she has published one poetry book, History of Gone (Veliz Books, shortlisted for the Sexton Prize and finalist for the Anhinga-Robert Dana Prize) and two poetry chapbooks, Wrack Lines (Grayson Books, Finalist for the Two Sylvias Chapbook Prize and the Comstock Review Jessie Bryce Niles Chapbook Prize) and Curiouser & Curiouser (Winner of the Grayson Books Chapbook Prize). She earned a BA from Yale University and an MEd from Lesley College. She and her husband live in the Hudson Valley.