Lynda Schor has had 7 collections of short fiction published, and her stories have been published in a variety of magazines and literary journals. She has won several grants, including two Maryland State Arts Council Grants, a Baltimore City Arts Grant, the Ann Tyler Prize for Fiction, an O’Henry nomination, and received fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation, The MacDowell Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and others. She has been a Writer-In-Residence at many colleges and universities, including Florida International University, Maryland Institute, College of Art, and Western Washington University. She taught in the Writing Program of The New School for 25 years. Currently, she lives with her husband, Halvard Johnson, a poet, and their two dogs, Natasha and Koki in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.