Sandra K. Barnidge


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Sandra Knisely Barnidge is a writer from Wisconsin with a passion for small towns and the environment. Her fiction leans speculative and has appeared in Barren, Nimrod, The Fiddlehead, Reckon Review, Reservoir Ridge, Allegory Ridge, and elsewhere. She’s currently the fiction editor at Newfound.

Her nonfiction specialities include women’s history, offbeat travel, and profiles of artists and entrepreneurs, and her work has appeared in Atlas Obscura, Discovery, Verge Magazine, and other magazines. She is a regular contributor to On Wisconsin, the largest-circulation alumni magazine in the country.

Sandra lives near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and is represented by Erin Clyburn at the Jennifer de Chiara Literary Agency. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Alabama and an MA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin.