Elise Juska

Elise  Juska’s  short fiction has appeared in the Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares,the Hudson Review, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Post Road, and several other publications. She is the recipient of the Alice Hoffman Prize from Ploughshares, and her stories have been cited as distinguished by theBest American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies.  Juska’s five novels include The Blessings, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. She is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.