Astra Lincoln is a writer. Astra's essays and reporting have appeared in LA Times, Pleiades Magazine, Undark, Outside, the Fire Season book anthology and many other publications.
A graduate of the Banff Centre's Mountain Writing Residency, Astra has received funding to support her work from organizations including the American Alpine Club and many others. In 2024, Astra was awarded an Oregon Humanities Storytelling Fellowship. Her work as a fellow focuses on disability and belonging in the context of climate migration and crisis.
Recipient of the 2022 Banff Mountain Book Competition’s ‘Best Mountain Essay’ award, Astra's work has been nominated for inclusion in the Best American Essays and Best American Science Writing anthologies. Several of her essays have appeared on ‘Best of the Year’ lists.
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