Julia Patt

Julia Patt is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and the MFA program at UNC Greensboro, where she was a fiction editor for The Greensboro Review. Her young adult novels—i was a fourth grade zombie slayer and Through Waterless Places—were both shortlisted for Mslexia’s 2012 Children’s Novel Competition, and her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Surreal South ’11, Stymie, and PANK. She lives in Maryland, where she attends the Graduate Institute at St. John’s College.

Under the Porch

By turns eerie and poignant, "Under the Porch" is an oddly sentimental fable of eight young lives marked by the ...