Elizabeth Gonzalez James

Before becoming a writer Elizabeth was a waitress, a pollster, an Avon lady, and an opera singer. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Idaho Review, The LA Review of Books, The Rumpus, and elsewhere, and her stories and essays have received multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominations. Her first novel, MONA AT SEA, is forthcoming, Spring 2021, from Santa Fe Writers Project. Originally from South Texas, Elizabeth now lives with her family in Oakland, California. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram: @unefemmejames

Shoppingtown (My Fantasy America III)

[Author’s note: Italo Calvino’s masterpiece “Invisible Cities” finds the explorer Marco Polo describing to Emperor Kublai Khan various fantastical cities ...

Revisiting Bradbury’s ‘skin illustrations’

I've had a really hard time reading in the last month. I was tearing through books all spring and then ...

Zenith (My Fantasy America II)

[Author’s note: Italo Calvino’s masterpiece “Invisible Cities” finds the explorer Marco Polo describing to Emperor Kublai Khan various fantastical cities ...

Chardonnay (My Fantasy America I)

[Author’s note: Italo Calvino’s masterpiece “Invisible Cities” finds the explorer Marco Polo describing to Emperor Kublai Khan various fantastical cities ...