Selected Work

New short stories are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Literary Matters, and Copper Nickel


LegsEcotone \ Recognized as notable in Best American Essays 2019

A Miniature for My Mother |  New England Review

The House Beautiful or the House Good EnoughSouthern Cultures

First Things | Southern Cultures


At the Arrowhead |  The Southern Review

Damn It, Damn It, Damn It |  Alaska Quarterly Review 

The Boy on the BusElectric Literature

Mrs. DeVry, Why Do You Cry? |  Southern Cultures | Nominated for Pushcart Prize

Hot Lesbian Vampire Magic Schoolfailbetter | Million Writers Award Notable Story

Delta FoxtrotGreensboro Review | Nominated for Pushcart Prize

The Lady with the Double Stroller |  Inch


Name of BriscoestorySouth


Interview with Zoë Bossiere, New Books Network podcast

“Objects to Think With: A Conversation with Julia Ridley Smith” Molly Sentell Haile, The Adroit Journal

“Julia Ridley Smith’s ‘The Sum of Trifles’: Accumulation of Meaning Through Objects” Jeannine Burgdorf, Chicago Review of Books

Interview for the series Non-fiction by Non-Men by E.B. Bartels Ashley Trebisacci, Fiction Advocate

Interview in  The Southern Review