The Whipping

Julia Elliott is the author of the novel The New and Improved Romie Futch (Tin House, 2015) and the story collection The Wilds (Tin House, 2014), a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. She has won a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, and her stories have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses. Her new collection, Hellions, is forthcoming from Tin House Books in 2025.