Reader: Jen Julian

Jen Julian is a writer, dabbling illustrator, and transient North Carolinian. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and an MFA in Fiction from UNC Greensboro. Her debut short story collection, Earthly Delights and Other Apocalypses, was the winner of Press 53’s 2018 Fiction Prize and published in the same year. Recent fiction and essays have appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Jellyfish Review, JuxtaProse, TriQuarterly, Beecher’s Magazine, The Greensboro Review, and The Chattahoochee Review, among other places. She and her fluffy ginger cat currently live in the mountains of northern Georgia, where she is an Assistant Professor of English at Young Harris College.