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Gillian Byrd

Gillian D.W. Byrd was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California and is a senior at Brigham Young University studying English and editing. She hopes to have a career in editing and publishing. She lives happily in Provo, Utah with her spouse, Eric, and dog, Vito.

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Creative Nonfiction


Gillian Byrd

I have a quiet father. Not quiet like a rock, but quiet like a book. He is particular with his words, as if they were stepping stones. He is collected, not scattered. Firm, not flaky. Resolute, not ... [+]

Long Story Short Award 2022 - Creative Nonfiction