Lindsay Stern grew up in New York City. She received her B.A. from Amherst College, where she studied English and Philosophy. Her work has appeared in Fairy Tale Review, CASE, American Circus, Weird Fiction Review, PANK, and The Faster Times, among other publications. In 2013, she founded Forbidden Minds, an evolving installation memorializing victims of the Khmer Rouge. She is currently traveling overseas on a Watson Fellowship and completing her second manuscript. Town of Shadows is her first book.