Brandon Lingle

Creative Nonfiction Writer


Author's Bio

Brandon Lingle’s work appears widely in The New York Times At War blog, TIME Battleland, The North American Review, Guernica, Epiphany, National, Narrative, War, Literature & the Arts, Evergreen Review, and Mississippi Review. His essays are notables in The Best American Essays 2010 and 2013. An active-duty Air Force officer, he served in Iraq and Afghanistan, was an assistant professor in the English Department at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and currently lives in Northern California. He serves as Art Director and Nonfiction Editor of War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities.

Publications & Prizes

California Prose Directory 2013 (Outpost19, 2013)
Letters for Logan: A legacy in letters of the determination, drive and heart of Capt. Derek Argel (Authorhouse, 2012)
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The American Scholar
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Prizes won: 

2013 Best American Essays notable,
2010 Best American Essays notable, 2010 New Mellinium Writings non-fiction contest finalist, 2010 Blue Earth Review contest winner, 2009 Cutbank online contest winner, 2003 Best Air Force feature writer

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Lompoc, CA
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Last update: Feb 28, 2018