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 is an MFA candidate in fiction at The Ohio State University, where she is a Graduate Fellow and an Associate Fiction Editor at The Journal. Previously, she served as Art and Prose Editor at 3Elements Literary Review, and was a 2019 Rhinebeck Resident with The Seventh Wave. She has worked as a curriculum developer in the Edtech sector, coordinated a literacy mentorship program, lived on a farm commune, wrangled chickens at a historic bed and breakfast, and worked as a live-in personal chef. She now lives with her partner in Columbus, Ohio.

Sionnain writing at the Crystal Cottage during the 2019 Rhinebeck Residency