“Reminiscent of Aimee Bender, Sheila Heti, and Aurelie Sheehan.” --Electric Lit
“The conviction of Lydia Davis...and a linguistic inventiveness equal to that of Diane Williams.”--The Masters Review
"Surreal verve and melancholy tenderness." --Gina Nutt, Night Room
Ashley Farmer is the author of the forthcoming essay collection MERCY (Sarabande Books, 2022), as well as three other books. Her work has been published in places like Gay Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Progressive, Santa Monica Review, Buzzfeed, Flaunt, Nerve, Potomac Review, Gigantic, Salt Hill Journal, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of Ninth Letter's 2018 Literary Award in Creative Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Review's 2017 Short Fiction Award, and fellowships from Syracuse University and the Baltic Writing Residency. Ashley lives in Salt Lake City, UT with the writer Ryan Ridge.