Lynn Casteel Harper

Lynn Casteel Harper is a Baptist minister on the staff at The Riverside Church in the City of New York. Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Kenyon Review Online, North American Review, Catapult, and elsewhere. She received the New Delta Review’s 2013 Nonfiction Prize and a Pushcart Prize nomination.  She was named runner-up for the Torch Prize (2016) and Jelly Bucket’s Editor’s Prize for Prose (2017).  She is currently completing a book of essays, When I Have Dementia, which received a Barbara Deming Fund grant for women writers.   

The Color of My Character