Elizabeth Ballou's essays, poetry, and fiction have appeared in Prick of the Spindle, Crack the Spine, Spry, Carve, the Adroit Journal, Best of Adroit, and many others. After being shortlisted for the 2012 Adroit Prizes in Fiction, she was invited to join the staff, where she served three years as a fiction editor. She graduated in 2016 with degrees in English and Spanish from the University of Virginia. When not writing for Bustle, she's busy working on a video game, Gray Skies, Dark Waters, which she wrote.

This Map Will Help You Find Pikachu

When I was a kid, all I wanted was my own Pikachu — and it seems like I'm not the only one. Ever since "Pokemon Go" came out, much of the chatter I've heard about the augmented reality game has to do with where you can catch Pikachu. It makes sense,…
By Elizabeth Ballou