Lyndsey Ellis

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Lyndsey Ellis is a St. Louis-born fiction writer and essayist who’s passionate about exploring intergenerational struggles and resiliency in the Midwest. Her debut novel, BONE BROTH (Hidden Timber Books), is out in May 2021.  


Cover Photo: A promotional still from the film Get Out
Horror Films in the 1980s Erased Black Lives. Why Did I Still Watch Them?

The unearthing of Black-led horror films captivated me.

Jan 06, 2022
Cover Photo: White roller skates against a blue background
Finding Self-Acceptance at the Skating Rink

But the boundaries of class dissolved as I noticed kids at the rink.

Aug 05, 2021
Cover Photo: An image of Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson Helped Me Find My Voice as a Writer

All I knew was that here was this woman who looked like the community I loved and interacted with.

Apr 01, 2021