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Avigayl Sharp is a writer originally from Chicago. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, GrantaNew England Review, and other publications, and has received support from Yaddo, the Granum Foundation, and the Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize. She was the winner of the 2023 DISQUIET Literary Prize and a 2023-2024 writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.
Avigayl received her BA from Wesleyan University and her MFA from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas, where she was the fiction editor of Bat City Review. She is an assistant editor at American Short Fiction and lives in Brooklyn. 


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