Shasta Grant is the author of the chapbook Gather Us Up and Bring Us Home (Split Lip Press, 2017). Ann Patchett selected her story, "Most Likely To," as the winner of the 2015 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest. She was the 2016 SmokeLong Quarterly Kathy Fish Fellow and the Spring 2017 Kerouac House Writer-in-Residence.
She is Coordinating Editor at SmokeLong Quarterly and an issue editor at Proximity.
She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and The Best Small Fictions and longlisted for the Wigleaf Top 50. Her stories and essays have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Epiphany, Gargoyle, cream city review, Hobart, MonkeyBicycle, Wigleaf and elsewhere.
Shasta received her MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and has received writing residencies from Hedgebrook and The Kerouac Project.
She lives in Singapore and Indianapolis with her husband, Chris Huntington, and their son.
Shasta is represented by Saba Sulaiman at Talcott Notch Literary.
photo by M.C. McGinn