Frances James Dinger

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Frances James Dinger is a writer living in Seattle. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Identity Theory, The Seattle Review of Books, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Two Serious Ladies, among other places. For five years, they were a co-director of APRIL Festival, an annual celebration of independent literature in Seattle that featured sold-out unconventional literary events and a small-press book fair. Frances is a Tin House Summer Workshop alum and was a member of Catapult’s inaugural Queer & Trans Novel Generator cohort.


Cover Photo: This artwork by Charles Demuth shows a modernist take on house roofs, trees, and sky.
Excerpt from ‘A Beautiful House’

This novel excerpt was written by Frances James Dinger in A. E. Osworth’s 12-Month Novel Generator.