Joyland

Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the author of six novels, most recently How the Dead Dream (January 2008). Her fifth, Oh Pure and Radiant Heart, was shortlisted for Britain's Arthur C. Clarke Prize; her fourth, My Happy Life, won the 2003 PEN-USA Award. Millet lives in the desert outside Tucson, Arizona. Walking Bird was first published in Fairy Tale Review, The Green Issue, October 2006, and is forthcoming in an anthology of short-shorts by North Carolina writers edited by Marianne Gingher, September 2009. Website http://www.lydiamillet.net/