About Sionnain

Sionnain Buckley is a writer, editor, and visual artist. Her fiction has appeared in Hobart, Winter Tangerine, Wigleaf, Foglifter, New South, CutBank, and others. Her flash has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfiction, and won first place in Exposition Review‘s Flash 405 contest. She also occasionally writes essays, like this one at Autostraddle, and poems, like this one at Strange Horizons. She is currently at work on a collection of flash fiction, a screenplay, and a novel.

Sionnain was a 2019 Rhinebeck Resident with The Seventh Wave, and serves as Art and Prose Editor for 3Elements Literary Review. She currently works as a curriculum developer for Story2. Previously, Sionnain lived on a farm commune, worked at a historic bed and breakfast, was a live-in personal chef, coordinated a literacy mentorship program, and created and facilitated a book club and discussion group for LGBTQ+ high schoolers. She can’t seem to stay in one place for long, but she currently calls Somerville, Massachusetts home. This fall, she will begin her MFA in fiction at The Ohio State University as a Graduate Fellow.

Sionnain writing at the Crystal Cottage during the 2019 Rhinebeck Residency