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Elliott Holt

Elliott Holt was born and raised in Washington, D.C. A former copywriter who worked at advertising agencies in Moscow, London, and New York, Holt attended the MFA program at Brooklyn College (where she won the Himan Brown award) at night while working full time in Manhattan during the day. Her short fiction has been published in Guernica, Kenyon Review online, Bellevue Literary Review and The Pushcart Prize XXXV (2011 anthology). In addition to winning a Pushcart Prize, she was the runner-up of the 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. You Are One of Them, named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Book Review, is her first novel.

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