Sandra Tyler is the author of two novels, Blue Glass (A New York Times Notable Book of the Year) and After Lydia, both published by Harcourt Brace.
She was awarded her MFA from Columbia University, New York, NY; she is a professor of fiction, having taught on both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including at Columbia University and Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; editorial assistant at Glamour magazine, as well as at Ploughshares and the Paris Review literary magazines.
Presently, she is a freelance editor, thesis reader, judge for Stony Brook University’s annual national fiction undergraduate contest. She is at work on her third novel.
She is Editor-in-Chief of The Woven Tale Press, the creative web’s premiere e-magazine.
* A 2013 BLogher.com Voice of the Year
•MacDowell Colony Fellowship
•Virgina Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship
•Grant from the New York Public Library (“Literary Legacies: Women in the Twentieth Century”)
•Four Graduate fiction Fellowships, awarded by Columbia University
•The Peter Burnett How Prize for Fiction, awarded by Amherst College
•The Corbin Prize for Fiction, awarded by Amherst College
•First Prize for Fiction, awarded by the National League of American Pen Women