Elise Winn’s stories have been published in American Short Fiction, Hobart, Indiana Review, Granta, and elsewhere, and have won awards from magazines such as The Iowa Review, Zoetrope: All Story, and Fairy Tale Review. She was a finalist for the 2012 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency Prize and chosen as runner-up in Black Warrior Review and Third Coast’s 2014 fiction contests. She is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation grant and has been a writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook, Playa, and Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
Raised in Missouri, Elise now lives in California, where she’s at work on a collection of short stories and a novel.
updated: April 2020