Q Lindsey Barrett


Author's Bio

Q Lindsey Barrett, Assistant Fiction Editor of Hunger Mountain, is a graduate of the Fiction Writing Program at the University of Washington, and received her MFA in Fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She teaches writing and is a book reviewer and member of the National Book Critics Circle. She lives in the cool grey light of the Pacific Northwest.

Publications and Prizes


Wordstock Ten
(Wordstock Press,


Drunken Boat
Night Train
Night Train
Los Angeles Review
Bacopa Literary Review
"Aphrodite Carries Condoms" won Honorable Mention in the Bevel Summers Prize; 2012 Wordstock Short Fiction Award, Finalist for “The Shape of Desire”; 2012 Mslexia First Novel Competition, Longlisted -- A Cooler Than Hot Place; 2011 Faulkner Novella Competition, Semi-Finalist -- “The Bed You Made”; 2011 Bacopa Fiction Award, Honorable Mention -- “Toronado”; 2011 William Faulkner-Wisdom Competition, Semi-Finalist -- A Cooler Than Hot Place; 2012 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Scholarship Recipient; 2012 Awarded Vermont Studio Center Grant; 2011 Squaw Valley Community of Writers Scholarship Recipient; 2011 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Scholarship Recipient

More Information

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Fiction Writer
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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek by Richard Kluger, Truth Like The Sun by Jim Lynch
Favorite Books:
"This is Not Your City" by Cailin Horrocks; "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee; "Cowboys Are My Weakness" by Pam Houston; "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden
Favorite Authors:
Amy Bloom, Louisa May Alcott, Pam Houston; Judy Bloom

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Listing last updated: December 27, 2014.