Lindsay Stern is the author of two novellas and one novel, The Study of Animal Languages. After graduating from the Brearley School and Amherst College, she taught and wrote in Phnom Penh, Cape Town, and Cuzco on a Watson Fellowship before attending the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow and won the Taylor-Chehak prize in fiction. The co-founder and co-host of the Yale University podcast When We Talk About Animals, she has received a FLAS fellowship, an Academy of American Poets Prize, an Amy Award in poetry from Poets & Writers, and a Franke Fellowship from Yale, where she is pursuing a PhD in comparative literature. Her short fiction, poetry, and non-fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in PANK, Fairy Tale Review, American Circus, DIAGRAM, and Smithsonian Magazine.
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