Liza Nash Taylor finished the MFA program in Creative Writing at VCFA in 2018. She is the author of two historical novels, Etiquette for Runaways (Blackstone Publishing, 2020) and In All Good Faith (Blackstone, 2021). She is the 2016 winner of the Fiction Prize of the San Miguel Writers’ Conference and a 2018 Hawthornden International Fellow. Her novels have been finalists in the Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition and The Tucson Festival of Books and excerpts have appeared in The Copperfield Review and Deep South Magazine. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Bluestem Magazine, Gargoyle, and other literary magazines. She lives in rural Virginia, in an old farmhouse which is a setting in her novels.

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