Discipline: Literature – fiction

Lydia Millet

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Tucson, AZ
MacDowell fellowships: 2019

Lydia Millet is the author of 12 books of literary fiction, most recently a collection of stories called Fight No More (W.W. Norton, 2018). Other books include the novel Sweet Lamb of Heaven (2016), a finalist for the National Book Award and PEN-USA award, among others. Earlier titles include Mermaids in Paradise (2014); Magnificence (2012), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle and Los Angeles Times book awards; a story collection called Love in Infant Monkeys (2010), a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and the novel My Happy Life (2002), which won a PEN-USA fiction award. Millet lives in the Arizona desert, where she works as a writer and editor at the Center for Biological Diversity, an organization dedicated to fighting climate change and extinction.



Lydia Millet worked in the Wood studio.

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