Amy Lyons earned a 2019 summer residency at Millay Colony for the Arts and a 2019 Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellowship. She has studied fiction at the Tin House Summer Workshop, The Squaw Valley Community of Writers Summer Workshop, and the Iowa Summer Writing Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in Lunch Ticket, 100 Word Story, and Literary Mama. Her reviews and essays have appeared in The Independent, Pulp, LA Weekly, Backstage, and others. She holds an MFA in fiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars and is past VP of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle. She lives and writes in Harlem.