Okla Elliott

Okla Elliott

Okla Elliott is an assistant professor at Misericordia University in northeast Pennsylvania. He holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Illinois, an MFA in creative writing from Ohio State University, and a certificate in legal studies from Purdue University. His work has appeared in Cincinnati Review, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, New Ohio Review, Prairie Schooner, A Public Space, Subtropics, and elsewhere, as well as being included as a “notable essay” in Best American Essays 2015. His books include From the Crooked Timber (short fiction), The Cartographer’s Ink (poetry), The Doors You Mark Are Your Own (a novel), New Poetry from the Midwest (a biannual anthology), Blackbirds in September: Selected Shorter Poems of Jürgen Becker (translation), and Pope Francis: The Essential Guide (nonfiction, forthcoming).

A Book of American Martyrs

Review
February 7, 2017

Echoes of Tattered Tongues

Review
September 8, 2016

A Kind of Dream

Review
November 15, 2015

Last Stories and Other Stories

Review
February 24, 2015

The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig

Review
October 21, 2014

The Accursed

Review
June 27, 2014

Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays

Review
April 11, 2014

Norman Mailer: A Double Life

Review
December 10, 2013