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First Name Lucian
Last Name Childs
Member Since January 25, 2019
Email lchilds2@gmail.com
City Toronto
State ON
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation Toronto
Twitter @lucianchilds
Goodreads Lucian Childs
Bio I have been a Peter Taylor Fellow at the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, a winner of the Prism Review Short Story Prize and a finalist for the Faulkner – Wisdom Short Story Award. I have received an Individual Artist Project Award grant from the Rasmuson Foundation and have been an artist in residence at Byrdcliffe Art Colony in Woodstock, NY and at Artscape Gibraltar Point on the Toronto Islands. I am a co-editor of Lambda Literary Award finalist, “Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry.” My short stories have been anthologized and have appeared in the literary journals Grain, Sanskrit, The Puritan, and Quiddity, among others. I live in Toronto and have Canadian Permanent Resident status.
Publications Books "Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry," Co-Editor. University of Alaska Press, September 2016. Print. Short Stories “Black Spruce” – Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry, University of Alaska Press, September 2016. Print. “The Go-Between” – Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry, University of Alaska Press, September 2016. Print. “Pressure” – Flash in the Attic: 44 Very Short Stories, Fiction Attic Press, August 2016. Print. – Fiction Attic, December 2015. Web. “In Your Beautiful Country” – Grain Magazine, Issue 43.1, December 2015. Print. “Letters from his Wife Regarding the Progress of Her Enlightenment” – Jelly Bucket, Number 6, November 2015. Print. “Carbon Copies” – Prism Review, Issue 15, June 2013. Print. “The Letter” – Rougarou, An Online Literary Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 2, January 2013. Web. “Approaching Zero” – The Puritan: Frontiers of New English, Issue 18, October 2012. Web. “The Errand” – Cirque, A Literary Journal for the Pacific Rim, Vol. 3, No. 2, June 2012. Print. “A Momentary Lapse” – Sanskrit Literary Arts Magazine, Vol. 43, June 2012. Print. “Hit Me Back” – Compass Rose, Vol. XI, May 2011. Print. “Training Wheels” – Quiddity International Literary Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, April 2011. Print.
Other Memberships PEN Canada – Member, 2018 - present The Authors Guild – Member, 2016 - present 49 Alaska Writing Center – Member, 2010 - present
Awards Peter Taylor Fellow, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, June 2015 Rasmuson Foundation, Individual Artist Project Award, June 2013
Contests “Carbon Copies” – Winner, 2013 Fiction Award, Prism Review
Genres Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Short Stories
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Book Club Meetings, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Book Reviews, Editing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation