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About Me

Lucas Schaefer is a writer based in Austin.

Lucas’ fiction has appeared in One Story and CRAFT. He has received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center, and has been a recent resident at the Wellstone Center in the Redwoods, The Hambidge Center and The Studios of Key West. In March 2019, he’ll be the writer-in-residence at 100W Corsicana.

In addition, Lucas has a decade of experience as an educator, including as a middle school teacher, a creative writing instructor and a tutor. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in History from Duke University.

Lucas lives with his husband, Greg, and is currently at work on a novel.