About

Lia Ardith Swope Mitchell is a writer of literary fiction. Sometimes speculative, sometimes not. Real world with a twist, let’s say. She has lived in Minneapolis all her life, except for a couple years in Wisconsin and France.

Lia is also a PhD candidate in French literature at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation is currently titled Scientific Marvelous: Technologized Experience and Speculative Fiction in the Third Republic. Someday, she swears, she will finish it.

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getting Down With Art (by Ben Vautier) at the Walker Art Center

Interviews!

July 2015: with Midwestern Gothic about reading, writing, and the Midwest

December 2015: with Alan Baxter on “Empty Cars,” horror fiction, and octopi

 

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