Ellen Birkett Morris

  • Ellen Birkett Morris

    Ellen Birkett Morris's fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, Antioch Review, Notre Dame Review, South Carolina Review, and Santa Fe Literary Review, among other journals. She is the 2015 winner of the Bevel Summers Prize for her story “May Apples.” Her story "Like I Miss Being a Ballerina” was selected as an honorable mention in the Glimmer Train Press Family Matters short story competition. “Lincoln, Maw and Shorty” received an honorable mention in the Saturday Evening Post fiction contest. Morris is a recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council in support of her fiction. She teaches at The Loft Literary Center and is on the faculty of the 2018 Antioch Writers Summer Workshop. Morris has an MFA from Queens University-Charlotte.

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