Finnian Burnett


Finnian Burnett is a professor, a writer, and a lifelong learner. She is a doctoral student at Murray State University and an MFA instructor with Southern New Hampshire University. She has run the Golden Crown Literary Society’s Writing Academy since 2015 and served as the Director of Education for several years.

Under her former name, Beth Burnett, Finn published several books with Sapphire Books Publishing, including two Rainbow Award winners. Her self-published book, Coyote Ate the Stars, won first place in fantasy in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. She has also published works in various anthologies and journals including the esteemed feminist journal, Sinister Wisdom, The Herstry Project, and the upcoming Resiliency Journal through the Calgary Arts Development.

Finn is currently working on a queer Shakespeare retelling and a collection of essays and stories exploring the intersection of fatphobia and gender identity-based body dysphoria. She recently moved to Canada where she lives in British Columbia with her wife and their aptly named cat, Lordo Gordo.

She can be found at

7 thoughts on “Myself

  1. Fabulous Mommy says:

    Hi from one Beth to another. Glad to have found your blog. Looking forward to reading more from you.

  2. It’s great to find you on WordPress. I never got why people enjoyed blogging until I moved to WordPress. There is great stuff here, yours especially!

  3. LClark says:

    Great to find you here on WordPress!

    1. bethsnewlife says:

      Thank you! I am not nearly as diligent about blogging as I could be. 🙂

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