Libby Walkup

Writer in Minnesota

Libby Walkup

Writer in Minnesota

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Minnesota based writer and maker, Libby Walkup, knows the importance of brevity and an active verb. She loves long walks in foreign countries. She's studied literature, publishing and creative writing at Minnesota State University Moorhead, earned a master’s degree in creative writing at Bath Spa University, Bath, England, and an MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

She founded Ginger Piglet, a magazine of small things, which published four issues, she’s been an arts journalist in Fargo, a non-profit tweeter in Chicago and is now an acquisitions editor and SEO writer with no home. pioneertown lit, Red Weather, High Plains Reader, Miracle Monocle, ARTSpulse, and Fractured West have published her short and longform work.

She's an anglophile who's traveled much of Europe and some of the United States. She writes, takes pictures, crochets washcloths and binds books.

  • Education
    • School of the Art Institute of Chicago