In a Nutshell
My name is Abby Thorne, and I love reading and writing. I graduated from Utah Valley University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and an emphasis in Writing Studies, after which I worked as a web content writer. Currently I’m employed as a library shelver. When I’m not spending time with books, I like to do yoga, bake good food, and eat good food, too.
Awards & Publications
- League of Utah Writers’ creative writing contest—2nd place YA first chapter winner—2016
- Sibyl’s Scriptorium’s DragonComet contest—short story finalist—2016
- MormonHub.com—content writer intern—2014
- Utah Valley University’s speculative magazine, Warp & Weave—poem publication—2014
- Utah Valley University’s journal of literary criticism, Essais—essay publication—2013
- The Laurie Goodstein Religious Diversity essay contest—2nd place essay winner—2013
- Snow College’s literary magazine, Weeds—1st place essay winner—2011
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