ELISE JUSKA’S (“The Stoop-Sitters”) short stories have appeared in the Harvard ReviewSeattle ReviewBerkeley Fiction Review,CalyxSalmagundiBlack Warrior ReviewThe Hudson Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of three novels, The Hazards of Sleeping AloneGetting Over Jack Wagner, and One for Sorrow, Two for Joy. A Philadelphia native, Juska teaches fiction writing at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the New School in New York City.

A second story by Elise Juska appears in Philly Fiction 2.

Find out more about Elise and her writing at www.elisejuska.com.