Sonja Livingston

Sonja Livingston’s first book, Ghostbread, won an AWP Book Prize for Nonfiction and has been adopted for use in classrooms around the nation. Her writing has been honored with an NYFA Fellowship, an Iowa Review Award, a Susan Atefat Essay Prize, an Arts & Letters Essay Prize, as well as grants from Vermont Studio Center and the Deming Fund for Women. Her work has appeared in many literary journals including the Iowa Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Southeast Review, Brevity, and AGNI Online, and is anthologized in several texts on writing, including Short Takes, The Truth of the Matter, The Curious Writer, and Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction. Her most recent book is Ladies Night at the Dreamland, published by University of Georgia Press.