Lyndsey Ellis

Lyndsey Ellis received her MFA in Writing from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA. She’s a VONA/Voices Alumnus and was a writer-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center. Her work has been anthologized in Know The Names of Things and Crick!Crack!: Poems and Stories by Emerging Writers, as well as published in Monday Night: A Journal of New Literature, Quiet Lightning, Indigest, Heart & Soul, and 7x7 among others. Ellis currently works as a freelance writer and assistant programs coordinator for a nonprofit organization. Although she resides and enjoys living in Oakland, CA, she’s a native daughter of St. Louis, MO.

Ghosts & Cyborgs

“Stay away from dark colors.” “Hoods and caps cause trouble.” “Don’t stare at anyone too long.” “Hold your chest in, Son.” “Try not to take up so much space.” “Keep your hands where everyone can see them.”