About ODIE LINDSEY

Odie Lindsey is the author of the novel Some Go Home (2020), and the story collection We Come to Our Senses, both from W.W. Norton.

We Come to Our Senses 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 the Southwest 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 Writer-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, Lindsey 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. He served as associate editor of The Mississippi Encyclopedia (University Press of Mississippi).