Search - List of Books by Ellen Akins
Total Books: 9
was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. She is the author of four novels, including:
- Home Movie (Simon & Schuster) (1988)
- Little Woman (Harper & Row) (1990)
- Public Life (HarperCollins) (1993)
- Hometown Brew (Alfred A. Knopf) (1998)
She has also authored a collection of short stories:
- World Like a Knife (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction) (1991).
From 1975 to 1977, Ellen was a part of the Ensemble of Beyond Our Control, a youth-produced program that aired locally in South Bend on WNDU-TV Channel 16.
Her stories, reviews and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Southwest Review, The Southern Review, Missouri Review and The Georgia Review.
She has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ingram Merrill Foundation; a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; and a Whiting Writer's Award (1989).
She currently lives in Cornucopia, Wisconsin and teaches in the MFA writing program at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.