Winter With the Writers

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman's book Dark at the Crossing is a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award.

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

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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.