lania-knight-author-2013-low-res-160x233Dr Lania Knight is a novelist, essayist and short story writer, whose novel Three Cubic Feet was a finalist for the 2012  Lambda Literary Award in Debut Fiction. Her stories, essays and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in The Missouri Review, Quiddity, PANK, Fourth Genre, The Rumpus, Jabberwock Review, Short Fiction, Post Road, and elsewhere.

cubic-feet-cover_cropped-160x245She recently moved to the UK from the States, the fulfillment of a wish made when she left home on the back of a motorcycle at sixteen. Lania’s writing meanders from LGBTQ coming-of-age, to essays on training medical students, to science fiction. Her PhD is from University of Missouri, and part of her next novel is set in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri. Read more about her at


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