Ginger Strand (‘93-‘95)

Author

Ginger Strand grew up in Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan, but mostly on a farm in Michigan. She is the author of three books: Flight, a novel, Inventing Niagara, the untold story of America's waterfall, and Killer on the Road, a history of the interstate highway system told through the stories of the killers who have haunted it. She has published essays and fiction in many places, including Harper'sThe Believer, The Iowa Review, The New England Review and the New York Times, as well as This Land and Orion, where she is a contributing editor. A former fellow in the Behrman Center for the Humanities at Princeton, she has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Mellon Foundation, the Eisenhower Foundation, and the American Antiquarian Society, as well as residency grants from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Center for Land Use Interpretation, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo.