Maggie Nye is a writer and editor whose short stories and essays have appeared in publications like Pleiades, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, and Hobart. She is working on her Ph.D. in creative writing at Florida State University, was a Writer-in-Residence at St. Albans School from 2017-18, and was a Tin House Scholar in winter 2022. Her first novel (not yet published) features Leo Frank, a golem, and a girl gang in 1915 Atlanta.
While are MacDowell, Nye worked toward completing a first draft of her second novel, tentatively titled BLINDER. The book will be a strange, modern retelling of the Medusa myth inspired in part by the #MeToo movement.
Portrait by Joel Brouwer