Lydia Peelle

Lydia Peelle is an author based in Nashville, TN whose works consist of the story collection, Reasons For and Advantages of Breathing, as well as her first novel The Midnight Cool. 

Lydia Peelle is the author of the story collection Reasons For and Advantages of Breathing, which received an honorable mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. She received her MFA from the University of Virginia and has been a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Ucross, Yaddo, and Ragdale. Peelle is a recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, an O. Henry Prize, the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" honor, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee. The Midnight Cool is her first novel.

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