Lara Palmqvist

Lara Palmqvist is the recipient of a 2019 Minnesota State Arts Board Initiative grant and a 2019 Elizabeth George Foundation grant for emerging writers. She was a 2017-2018 Fiction Fellow in the Loft Literary Center Mentor Series. Her writing appears in platforms such as The Washington Post and and has additionally been honored with awards from the Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts, Ox-Bow School of Art, Marble House Project, and Saari Residence in Finland, the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Bulgaria, the Jerome Foundation, the Kone Foundation, and the U.S. Fulbright Commission, through which she taught creative writing at the Ivan Franko National University in Ukraine.

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