Lindsey S. Frantz was born and raised in Appalachia and earned her MFA from Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University. Her stories and poems have previously appeared in Main Street Rag’s Villains Anthology, Ruminate Magazine, Emerge Literary Journal, Young Ravens Literary Review, among others. Her first novel, The Upworld, was released from Line by Lion Publications in August of 2017. Most recently, she’s participated in a number of anthologies with fellow authors Michelle Wilson and K.D. Reid.

She currently lives in Somerset, Kentucky with her husband, Vince, and their two young children, James and Sadie. She and her husband both teach high school and the proud pet-parents of three cats and a dog. She loves dragons, rainbows, trees, and a good ink pen.