Born and raised in Utah, Ginger Lee Thomason currently lives in Cambridge, England. She is working on her PhD in Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University, under the supervision of Tiffani Angus. She completed her BA in Creative Writing and English at Southern New Hampshire University in 2014 and her MFA with Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2016. She has a professional background in public education administration, higher education administration, and with the United States Federal Government.
Ginger’s postgraduate academic focus is on the use food imagery in setting and characterization within speculative fiction works, focusing on authors like Neil Gaiman, J.K. Rowling, George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Suzanne Collins. She writes speculative fiction as well, occasionally dipping her pen into creative nonfiction and food writing, poetry, and contemporary fiction. She is currently working on finishing revisions for a high fantasy work tentatively titled The Quality of Scars, with it’s sequel as her next planned prose project. She has poems published in the Icarus Down Review and the Yellow Chair Review, and she is a reader for The Literary Review.
Aside from reading and/or writing, Ginger can usually be found cooking, playing card, board or trivia games, watching movies or live theatre, and exploring the country she’ll call “home” during her postgraduate years.
“Stay weird, stay different.” –Graham Moore, Screenwriter
“…You are here—that life exists and identity / That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.” –Walt Whitman