Jen Julian is a writer, artist, 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. Currently, she teaches fiction and literature at Allegheny College. Her debut short story collection, Earthly Delights and Other Apocalypses, was published by Press 53 in 2018, and her most recent fiction and essays have appeared in TriQuarterly, Beecher’s Magazine, The Greensboro Review, The Chattahoochee Review and Cleaver. She is a 2016 Clarion alumna and an enthusiast for all things strange, speculative, and human.