My new zine Pigtail Girls is out now!

Pigtail Girls is a dark, feminist fairy tale, written by me and illustrated by Lindsay Payton. Sign up below to stay updated on this and future projects!

Bucket Siler does all the things.

Bucket Siler sitting on a bench

Bucket Siler is a writer, editor, zine publisher, and the founder of Santa Fe Zine Fest in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her most recent zine is Pigtail Girls, a dark, feminist fantasy illustrated by Lindsay Payton.

She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Rainier Writing Workshop, and has been a Vermont Studio Center fellow and the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation grant and a Fulcrum Fund Award. Her piece "P.S. While You Were Sleeping" recently won second place in Storm Cellar's Force Majeure Flash Contest.

Siler is the founding editor of The Literary Architect, an editing and story development service for fiction writers that offers story consultations, manuscript critiques, developmental editing, and coaching.

When she's not writing or sleeping, she likes to wander around the desert, drink tea, give unusually long hugs to her friends, and make off-kilter jokes with a straight face. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has lived in New Mexico since 2006.

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