Julia Bloch


Julia Bloch is editor (with Michael Hennessey) of Jacket2 and associate director of the Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia. Recent essays, reviews, and poetry appear in Aufgabe, P-Queue, Journal of Modern Literature, and How2; her book Letters to Kelly Clarkson appeared in April 2012 from Sidebrow Books and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. From 2006 to 2011 she cocurated the Emergency reading series at the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania, where she completed a PhD in English literature; from 2011 to 2013 she worked as an assistant professor of literature at Bard College’s MAT program. She now teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania.