Lucy Bryan

Lucy Bryan lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she contents herself with gazing at mountains on the days she can’t climb them. A member of the Writing Center faculty at James Madison University, she holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Penn State University. Her essays, short fiction, and reviews have appeared in Nashville Review, Superstition Review, So-to-Speak, Word Riot, and The Georgia Review, among others. She is currently working on an essay collection that uses landscape, ecology, and natural history as lenses for examining experiences of loss and discovery.

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Best American Essays 2016*

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