Lynn Sloan is a writer and photographer. MIDSTREAM, her second novel, will appear in August, 2022. She is the author of the story collection THE FAR ISN'T FAR ENOUGH and the novel PRINCIPLES OF NAVIGATION, which was chosen for Chicago Book Review’s Best Books of 2015. FORTUNE COOKIES, a fine press art book featuring her flash fiction, was produced by Lark Sparrow Press in 2022. Her short fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Shenandoah, American Literary Fiction, and included in NPR’s Selected Shorts. She graduated from Northwestern University, earned a master’s degree in photography at The Institute of Design, formerly the New Bauhaus, and exhibited her work nationally and internationally. For many years she taught photography in the MFA program of Columbia College Chicago, where she founded Occasional Readings in Photography and contributed to Afterimage, Art Week, and Exposure before turning to fiction writing. She lives near Chicago.
Literary Honors and Photography