Elliot Ackerman

2017 National Book Award finalist, Elliot Ackerman, is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Green on Blue.

Event Details
February 22, 2018
7.30 p.m.
Elliot Ackerman & Lisa Ko: Joint Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Master Class: February 22, 4 p.m. , SunTrust Auditorium.

Joint Reading with Lisa Ko:, February 22, 7:30 p.m., Bush Auditorium

Speaker Bio

Current as of December 7, 2017

Elliot Ackerman, author of the Critically acclaimed novel Green on Blue, is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic and The New York Times Magazine, among other publications, and his stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories. He is both a former White House Fellow and a Marine, and has served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor and the Purple Heart.