Lacey N. Dunham

Location Washington, DC
Occupation Bookseller

About Me

Lacey N. Dunham is a writer whose fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in The Collagist, Saltwater Quarterly, Ploughshares (online), The Washington Spark, and The Feminist Review, among others. She writes a regular column about books, book selling, and reading at the Used Furniture Review and is the founder and editor of THIS Literary Magazine. The 2002 recipient of the Melanie Hook Rice Award for Creative Fiction and a 2006 Alexis Geneva Knox Fellowship for creative support toward a writing project, she is currently publicist for Atticus Books. You can find her on Twitter @bookbent.

Why do you write?

Aside from my two cats, who demand to be fed, why else would I wake up in the morning?

Any favorite authors? Books?

A sampling: David Mitchell, Jeanette Winterson, T.C. Boyle, Mark Z. Danielewski, Don DeLillo, Michael Cunningham, Sarah Waters, Frank O'Hara, Kay Ryan, Eavan Boland, Francesca Lia Block, Tom Stoppard, Jason Lutes, Doreen Cronin, Ezra Jack Keats, Oscar Wilde, Dinaw Mengestu and Reinaldo Arenas.

Lacey N. Dunham's Wall

Jack Swenson – Feb 20, 2011

Lacey, thanks for your comments on "War." A confusing, emotional time. I'm a bit ashamed of how we responded, matter of fact. Shopping? You're kidding!

Bill Yarrow – Feb 10, 2011


You have 12 faves (so far!) on ""Safa's Hair." Congratulations! Join the group 10+ Faves and add your story.

Bill Yarrow – Feb 07, 2011

Thanks for commenting on "Wahrheit und Dichtung." Really appreciate it, Lacey!

Robert Vaughan – Feb 03, 2011

Welcome Lacey! So happy you have arrived. Dive right in!

Bill Yarrow – Jan 19, 2011

Lacey! Welcome to Fictionaut! A fun place. Enjoy!

Darryl Price – Jan 17, 2011

I'm so glad to see the mention of Frank O'Hara. Welcome.

Joani Reese – Jan 17, 2011

Hi Lacey: Welcome to the ranch. I'm looking forward to reading your work.

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