Anne Elliott’s debut short fiction collection, The Artstars, will be published by Blue Light Books / Indiana University Press in Fall 2019. She is the author of The Beginning of the End of the Beginning (Ploughshares Solos, 2014), and her stories can be found in Crab Orchard Review, Witness, Hobart, Bellevue Literary Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Fugue, The Normal School, and elsewhere. Elliott is a veteran of the New York spoken word circuit, with stage credits including The Whitney Museum, Lincoln Center, PS122, and St. Mark’s Poetry Project. She earned an MFA in visual art from University of California, San Diego, and is working toward a fiction MFA at Warren Wilson College. She now lives in Southern Maine.