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Avigayl Sharp is a writer from Chicago. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, GrantaNew England Review, and other publications, and has received support or recognition from the Granum Foundation, the Miami Book Fair Emerging Writer Fellowships, and the Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize. She was the winner of the 2023 DISQUIET Literary Prize and is 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. 



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