leeLee Conell is the author of the story collection Subcortical (Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2017), which was awarded The Story Prize Spotlight Award, an Independent Publisher Book Award, and an American Fiction Award. Her short fiction appears or is forthcoming in the Oxford American, the Chicago Tribune, Kenyon Review online, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. She has received creative writing fellowships from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Vanderbilt University, and the Yiddish Book Center. The Party Upstairs, her debut novel, is forthcoming from Penguin Press.

Some interviews and features with Lee can be found at The Millions, Memorious, Split Lip Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, The Collagist, and American Short Fiction.