Julia Elliott
Contributor History

Julia Elliott
Julia Elliott is the author of The New and Improved Romie Futch and The Wilds (both Tin House). She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, and was awarded a Pushcart Prize for her story in Conjunctions:56, Terra Incognita. 



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


December 12, 2017
O moon my pin-up,
how I wish I were a woman frescoed

in a loose dress, pulled by the hair
to heaven. Or Titian’s voluptuous Virgin

rising above everyone who tries to touch her.
November 21, 2017
My neighbors convened a kangaroo court. The charge against me was stealing newspapers. I contended that after 9:00 am they were artifacts not news and were therefore fair game under international archaeological conventions.
October 31, 2017
Like you were always
waiting in line for something
just vaguely wanted. What makes us

more human than waiting.