Lyndsey Ellis is a fiction writer, essayist and communications professional. Her work explores intergenerational resilience and the psychological horrors at the intersection of race and class in America. She has been published in Kweli Journal, Catapult, Fiction Writers Review, Electric Literature, Joyland, Entropy, Shondaland, and several anthologies. Ellis was a recipient of the San Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for her fiction. She’s currently a prose editor for great weather for MEDIA and The Account: A Journal of Poetry, Prose & Thought. Her debut novel, Bone Broth (Hidden Timber Books) was published in 2021. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.