Mairead Small Staid

Mairead Small Staid is the author of The Traces (A Strange Object, 2022). She has received fellowships from MacDowell, the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, and Phillips Exeter Academy, where she was the 2017–2018 George Bennett Fellow. Her essays have appeared widely, including in AGNI, The Believer, and The Paris Review. She lives in Minnesota.