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Publisher | Constance Sayers

Constance Sayers received her Master of Arts in English from George Mason University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She attended The Bread Loaf Writers Conference where she studied with Charles Baxter and Lauren Groff. A finalist for Alternating Current’s 2016 Luminaire Award for Best Prose, her short stories have appeared in Souvenir and Amazing Graces: Yet Another Collection of Fiction by Washington Area Women and in a forthcoming issue of The Coil and the anthology Carefully Peeled Edges. Her short story, Tennessee, was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize by Alternating Current.

Currently, she is a media executive at Atlantic Media (publisher of The Atlantic). Twice, she’s been named one of the “Top 100 Media People in America” by Folio and was included in their list of “Top Women in Media.” She lives in Kensington, Maryland with her husband, John Fishlock, and has completed a rural noir novel, Rustic Mournings. She is working on a second novel, Spooky Distance. Her website is:

She handles all lifestyle pieces for Thoughtful Dog including all interviews and Q/As.  To reach her directly, email