Courtney Eldridge is the author of Unkempt, a collection of short stories, and The Generosity of Women, a novel. She has received fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Ucross Foundation, and was awarded the Prix du Marais literary prize for Record à battre, the French translation of her frist novella, "The Former World Record Holder Settles Down." Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including McSweeney's, New York Times Magazine, BOMB and Whitewall Magazine, Another Man and Opening Ceremony Annual.
In 2013, she will serve as a National Writing Juror for the Scholastic Art and Writing Award for the third year in a row, and in June, her young adult novel, Ghost Time, the first of a trilogy, will be published by Amazon Publishing. Now at work on a screenplay and the sequel to Ghost Time, she is also the Creative Adviser to V&M, Vintage and Modern, and the curates the Emerging Artist Series at V&M Photography.
She lives in Los Angeles.