Abby Geni

Abby Geni is the author of The Lightkeepers, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2016 selection, and The Last Animal (2013), a finalist for the Orion Book Award and a winner of the Friends of American Writers Literary Award.  Her stories have received first place in the Glimmer Train Fiction Open and the Chautauqua Contest, and her work has appeared in Glimmer Train, The Indiana ReviewNew Stories from the MidwestConfrontation, and The Crab Orchard Review, among other literary journals and anthologies. Geni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a recipient of the Iowa Fellowship.  She lives in Chicago.