Joanna Scott
Contributor History

Joanna Scott
Joanna Scott is the author of twelve books, including the novels Arrogance (Simon & Schuster), The Manikin (Henry Holt), and Careers for Women (Little, Brown), and two collections of short fiction, Various Antidotes (Henry Holt), and Everybody Loves Somebody (Back Bay). She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.



In Print

Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 17, 2020

Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.


Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.
March 3, 2020
All those touched and killed by the night end up floating on sea. Strewn across some other beaches are the stranded bodies of dead kings.