Lucian Childs is a fiction writer whose debut novel, Dreaming Home, is set to be published by Biblioasis Spring 2023. He was a Peter Taylor Fellow for Nancy Zafris at the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, a recipient of the Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Project Award and a finalist for the Faulkner-Wisdom Short Story Award. He has been an artist in residence at Byrdcliffe Art Colony and at Artscape Gibraltar Point. Lucian is a co-editor of 2017 Lambda Literary finalist, Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry. His stories have appeared in Grain, The Puritan, Quiddity and Prairie Fire, among others.