Author | Outside Is the Ocean
Matthew Lansburgh’s collection of linked stories, Outside Is the Ocean, won the 2017 Iowa Short Fiction Award and was a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Award and the 2018 Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction. His fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, Ecotone, Electric Literature, StoryQuarterly, Columbia Journal (2014 Fiction Contest Winner), Guernica, Michigan Quarterly Review, the Florida Review (2015 Editors’ Award), Joyland, and SLICE. In selecting Outside Is the Ocean as the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, Andre Dubus III described Lansburgh’s writing as “mesmerizing.” Find out more at matthewlansburgh.com.
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