ELISE JUSKA (“Northeast Philly Girls”) is the author of the novelsThe Hazards of Sleeping AloneGetting Over Jack Wagner, andOne for Sorrow, Two for Joy. Her short stories and essays have appeared in many publications, including the Harvard Review,Seattle ReviewBerkeley Fiction ReviewCalyxSalmagundiBlack Warrior Review, the Hudson ReviewAmerican Literary Review,Esquire.com, and the first Philly Fiction. She teaches fiction writing at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

A story by Elise Juska, “The Stoop-Sitters,” appeared in Philly Fiction (Don Ron Books, 2006). You can read her bio from that book here.

Find out more about Elise and her writing atSimonandSchuster.com.

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