Julia Elliott

Julia Elliott’s writing has appeared on Granta.com, as well as in Tin House, Conjunctions, the New York Times, and other publications. “The Consort” marks her third appearance in The Georgia Review. A Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award winner, Elliott has had stories anthologized in Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses and Best American Short Stories. Her debut story collection, The Wilds, was chosen by Kirkus, BuzzFeed, Book Riot, and Electric Literature as one of the Best Books of 2014 and was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. The New and Improved Romie Futch, Elliott’s first novel, was a finalist for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Prince of Tides Literary Award.

Georgia Review Archive for Julia Elliott

The Consort

The Santa Lucia station swarmed with security guards, choking off all water traffic. And Carlo sat sulking in his gondola, an American couple in his charge, their faces burning a… read more


Brunell Hair lived in a lopsided mill house with her mama and her uncle and her little withered-up critter of a grandmaw. In honor of her eleventh birthday, she was having… read more