Lindsey Grant is the former Program Director for National Novel Writing Month, a nonprofit organization that encourages writers of all ages and backgrounds to draft a novel during the month of November. She co-authored the writer’s workbook Ready, Set, Novel in 2011. Its follow-up, Ready, Set, Memoir is available online and in stores on June 22, 2021. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction and English from Mills College in Oakland, CA.
Prior to graduate school, Grant ran a dog walking and pet care business in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is upon her experiences in the pet care industry that she based her first work of narrative nonfiction, Sleeps with Dogs. In 2021, she relocated with her family from Zurich, Switzerland to her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.