Profile of Hunter Liguore

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Hunter Liguore, a multi-Pushcart Prize nominee, earned a BA in History and MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. Her work has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, The Master's Review, New Plains Review, The Irish Pages, Empirical Magazine, DESCANT, The MacGuffin, Rio Grande Review, Spark: A Creative Anthology, Rattling Wall: PEN USA, Strange Horizons, Amazing Stories, and many more. She is the editor-in-chief of the print journal, American Athenaeum. She teaches historic fiction writing through the MFA graduate program at Lesley University, and writing at various colleges in New England. She is represented by Regal Literary Agency.

Hunter Liguore is currently eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction or fantasy writer whose first work of science fiction or fantasy was published in a professional publication in the previous two years.












Hunter Liguore's Campbell-qualifying work:
Area 54 in Strange Horizons, April 2012. To read a review in Tangent Magazine, click here.

“Area 54” tells the story of a young girl, led by her father, into believing her mother was abducted by aliens.