Elizabeth Ballou

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.