Lindsay Stern grew up in New York City. Her first book, Town of Shadows, was adapted into a dance in 2013 by Loud Hound Movement, a collective based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Fairy Tale Review, CASE, American Circus, Weird Fiction Review, PANK, Exterminating Angel (forthcoming), 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.