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Skidmore College
English Department

Lori SoderlindLori Soderlind


B.A., Lehigh University
M.F.A., Columbia University

Office: Palamountain 333
Phone: (518) 580-5150

Teaching and Research Interests: 

  • Creative nonfiction, memoir
  • Narrative and literary journalism
  • American studies
  • Media studies

Course Taught:

  • EN 105: Memoir from the margins


  • The Change: My Great American, Postindustrial, Midlife Crisis Tour (University of Wisconsin press, 2020)
  • Chasing Montana (University of Wisconsin Press, 2006)

Selected Essays:

  • “Nowhere in Buffalo” (Bluestem Press, 2019)
  • “66 Signs” (PMS Journal and Norton Anthology of Best Creative Nonfiction)
  • “Hot Springs, Montana” (Nothing to Declare travel anthology, University of Wisconsin Press)

Book Reviews:

  • Contributing reviewer, the New York Times Sunday Book Review
  • Editor, Inkwell Literary Journal, 2016 - 2021