Lindsay Tigue is the author of System of Ghosts, which was the winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, was shortlisted for Julie Suk Award, and was a finalist for both the Foreword INDIES Book Award and the Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award for a book by a debut author. She is the creator of habit & space, an interview blog dedicated to writer workspaces and writing habits. She was also one of 100 doctoral students in the U. S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 P.E.O. Scholar Award in 2018, which she will use to work on a collection of linked fiction titled With Love From All of Us.
Tigue writes poetry and fiction and her work appears in Prairie Schooner, Blackbird, Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, Rattle, diode, Indiana Review and Hayden’s Ferry Review, among other journals. She was a Tennessee Williams scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, a James Merrill fellow at the Vermont Studio Center, and a former assistant to the editors at the Georgia Review. She is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University and is a current PhD student in Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, where her creative and scholarly research focuses on the environmental humanities. She is originally from Michigan and now lives in Athens, Georgia.
MFA, Iowa State University, Creative Writing and Environment
BA, Michigan State University, Honors College, English