Lindsay Ellis is an author of science fiction and video essayist residing in Long Beach, CA. After studying Cinema Studies from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she earned her MFA in Film and Television Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with a focus in documentary and screenwriting. Her 2020 debut novel Axiom’s End was a New York Times best seller, and the sequel Truth of the Divine was released in 2021.As a video essayist she wrote and co-hosted the fiction-focused web series It’s Lit! for PBS Digital Studios. She currently produces video essays exclusively streaming on Nebula(no relation to the awards), and the third book in her Noumena series Apostles of Mercy will be released in 2024.