Andrea Lawlor teaches introductory and advanced courses in creative writing, including fiction writing, poetry writing, creative writing for multilingual speakers, queer and trans writing, writing fabulist fiction, writing utopian fiction, and advanced projects.
Lawlor was educated at the University of Iowa, Temple University, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s M.F.A. Program for Poets and Writers. They have been awarded fellowships from RADAR Labs and the Lambda Literary Foundation.
Lawlor is the author of a chapbook of poems, Position Papers (Factory Hollow, 2016), and a novel, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl (Vintage, 2019). Lawlor’s work has appeared in Ploughshares, jubilat, the Millions, the Brooklyn Rail, Encyclopedia, and Mutha.
Lawlor is a fiction editor for Fence magazine, and former editor/publisher of the Pocket Myths publication series.