About OA

Odie Lindsey’s story collection, We Come to Our Senses (W.W. Norton), was included on Best of 2016 lists at Electric Literature and Military Times, and the New York Times Book Review noted that it “captures our culture now.” Lindsey’s fiction has appeared in Best American Short StoriesIowa ReviewGuernicaFourteen Hills, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and elsewhere, and his nonfiction publications include Oxford American, The MillionsColumbia, LitHub and Yalobusha Review. He received an NEA-funded fellowship for veterans to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Tennessee Arts Commission fellowship in Literature. A professor of the practice at Vanderbilt University, he holds an MFA in writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MA in southern studies from the University of Mississippi.


Lindsey’s novel is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.