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Virgie Townsend

Virgie Townsend (she/they) is the author of the fiction chapbook Because We Were Christian Girls (Black Lawrence Press, 2022). As a fiction writer, essayist, and reporter, her work has been featured in The New York TimesTin House OnlineWashington PostHarper’s BazaarSmokeLong Quarterly, and Jellyfish Review, among other publications. She lives in Syracuse, New York, where she’s an executive at a domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse agency. Find her online at virgietownsend.com.

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