Elliott Holt

Elliott Holt‘s writing has been published in the New York Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon, Guernica, Kenyon Review Online, The Millions, Bellevue Literary Review, The Pushcart Prize XXXV (2011 anthology) and elsewhere. She has won fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, and Yaddo. In addition to winning a Pushcart Prize, she was the runner-up of the 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. Her first novel You Are One of Them was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s inaugural John Leonard Award for a first book.

The Kenyon Review Credos

Necessity and Truth

By Elliott Holt and Elliott Holt

The Kenyon Review Credos “How did I live so long without reading this book?” a student recently asked me about James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room. The best stories should provoke that […]

The Kenyon Review Credos

Necessity and Truth

By Elliott Holt and Elliott Holt

The Kenyon Review Credos “How did I live so long without reading this book?” a student recently asked me about James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room. The best stories should provoke that […]

Summer 2009

Fem Careweekend-reads

By Elliott Holt and Elliott Holt

Halfway through the first day of our annual Beauty Summit in Miami, the facilitator says it’s time to take a break from our ideation session and have a team experience. […]

Summer 2009

Fem Careweekend-reads

By Elliott Holt and Elliott Holt

Halfway through the first day of our annual Beauty Summit in Miami, the facilitator says it’s time to take a break from our ideation session and have a team experience. […]