BIO

Lydia A. Cyrus is a creative nonfiction writer and poet from Huntington, West Virginia. Her work as been featured in Thoreau's Rooster, Adelaide Literary Magazine, The Albion Review, and Luna Luna. Her essay "We Love You Anyway," was featured in the 2017 anthology Family Don't End with Blood which chronicles the lives of fans and actors from the television show Supernatural.

She lives and works in Huntington where she spends her time being politically active and volunteering. She is a proud Mountain Woman who strives to make positive change in Southern Appalachia. She enjoys the color red and all things Wonder Woman related! You can usually find her walking around the woods and surrounding areas as she strives to find solitude in the natural world.  

Lydia A. Cyrus's Articles

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What It Means To Be An Empath 

It’s suicidal to be an intuit or an empath. It’s twice as deadly to be both. I feel first and process second. It means you are a healer and a teacher.
Lydia A. Cyrus of Luna Luna Magazine    |   06.22.18 12am   |   SHARE
Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else.

When You're Grieving 

When you're grieving... Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else. Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else.
Lydia A. Cyrus of Luna Luna Magazine    |   05.14.18 12am   |   SHARE
Since listening to MFM and becoming a fan, I’ve joined lots of Facebook groups full of thousands of people who talk about it in the open.

Community, Murder, & Feminism On The Podcast My Favorite Murder

On My Favorite Murder, they find ways to talk about darkness that makes it less horrifying. If you can laugh then you can heal, that much I know.
Lydia A. Cyrus of Luna Luna Magazine    |   03.7.18 12am   |   SHARE