May 17

Visual Interview: Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen squirrel peeking in a screen doorElizabeth Ellen bookshelvesElizabeth Ellen turtle in the grassElizabeth Ellen items on mantelElizabeth Ellen fishtankElizabeth Ellen streetElizabeth Ellen bedroomElizabeth Ellen photos hangingElizabeth Ellen and a friendElizabeth Ellen catElizabeth Ellen magazine wallElizabeth Ellen lap iguanaElizabeth Ellen two turtlesElizabeth Ellen drivewayElizabeth Ellen coffee and newspaperElizabeth Ellen toads

Elizabeth Ellen’s stories, poems and essays have appeared in numerous online and print journals over the last ten years, including elimae, Illuminati Girl Gang, Hobart, Fanzine, Bookslut, Muumuu House, Shabby Doll House, BOMBBLOG, Lazy Fascist Review, HTMLGIANT, American Short Fiction, New York Tyrant, McSweeney’s, The Guardian, Joyland, Catapult and Bennington Review. In 2012 she received a Pushcart Prize for her story, “Teen Culture,” originally published in American Short Fiction and included in a new story collection, Saul Stories, out later this year along with a poetry collection, Elizabeth Ellen (both from SF/LD, 2017). Previously she published the story anthology, Fast Machine (SF/LD, 2012), and a few chapbooks (Before You She Was a Pit Bull, A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness, and Bridget Fonda). She is an editor at HobartCurrently her novel Person/a is available for purchase.

About The Author

Erin Dorney is a poet and cofounder of FEAR NO LIT. Based in Minnesota, she is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who covers food trends, small business, tourism, literature, and the arts. Follow Erin on Twitter at @edorney.