Elise Glassman reads The Junk

Elise Glassman has been a reader since her Grandma Marguerite gave her a subscription to Highlights Magazine and a writer since she began penning teen-aged angst into a blue flowered notebook. She’s studied fiction with Laura Kalpakian and others at the University  of Washington Extension, and with Marilynne Robinson at the Iowa Summer Writer’s Workshop. Her work has appeared in magazines such as the Colorado Review, Neon Beam, The Summerset Review, Main Street Rag, the Portland Review, Tawdry Bawdry, and Switchback. Her essay “Touch” was included in the spring 2013 anthology “Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religion.”