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Palmetto College

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Julia Elliott, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, English
Department: Palmetto College Columbia
Palmetto College
Phone: 803-777-9356
Fax: 803-777-9357
Office: 901 Sumter Street
Byrnes Building 302I
Columbia, SC 29208
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J Elliott


Julia Elliott’s writing has appeared in Tin House, The Georgia Review, Conjunctions, The New York Times, and other publications. She has won a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, and her stories have been anthologized in Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses and Best American Short Stories. Her debut story collec-tion, The Wilds, a 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. Her first novel, The New and Improved Romie Futch, was a finalist for the Southern Independent Bookseller’s Alliance Prince of Tides Literary Award.

Current Research and/or Teaching Interests

Creative Writing, Contemporary Fiction, Women’s and Gender Studies,
Feminist Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science, Gender, Sexuality, and Horror

Courses Taught

SCHC485-H01, Honors Proseminar, Monstrous Mothers and Femme Fatales: Gender and
Monstrosity in Horror Films
WGST 111, Women in Culture
WGST 112, Women in Society (also Honors)
WGST / SOCY 304, Race, Class, Gender, & Sexuality
English 285, Special Topics in American Literature
English 282, Fiction (also Honors)
English 360, Creative Writing
WGST 307, Feminist Theory
WGST 701, Feminist Theory

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