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Lydia Catherine Conklin

Lydia Catherine Conklin

Graduate, English
Lydia Conklin has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation, two Pushcart Prizes, a Creative Writing Fulbright in Poland, a Creative Writing Fellowship from Emory University, work-study and tuition scholarships from Bread Loaf, and fellowships from MacDowell, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, Djerassi, the James Merrill House, the Vermont Studio Center, VCCA, Millay, Jentel, Lighthouse Works, Brush Creek, and the Sitka Center, among others. Her fiction has appeared in Tin House, American Short Fiction, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and elsewhere. She has drawn cartoons for The New Yorker and Narrative Magazine, and graphic fiction for The Believer, Lenny Letter, Popula Magazine, Drunken Boat, and the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago.