Ellen Beirkett Morris on KLL Radio 8-22

I’m happy to announce that Thursday’s guest will be local author Ellen Birkett Morris.

We will discuss her latest book, talk literature, and Ellen will fill us in on some exciting new community programs happening this fall. Tune in Thursday at 1pm to http://www.artxfm.com to hear the broadcast!


Ellen’s biographical info:

“Ellen Birkett Morris writes poetry, fiction and short plays from her home in Louisville, Kentucky. Her fiction is forthcoming in Antioch Review, and has appeared in South Carolina Review, Notre Dame Review, and Santa Fe Literary Review. Her story, “The Cycle of Life and Other Incidentals,” was selected as a finalist in the Glimmer Train Press Family Matters short story competition. Her ten-minute play, “Lost Girls,” was a finalist for the 2008 Heideman Award given by Actors Theatre of Louisville and was given a staged reading at the Arnoff Center in Cincinnati. Morris is the author of Surrender, a poetry chapbook from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry is forthcoming in Thin Air Magazine and Clackamas Literary Review, and has appeared in journals including Alimentum, Juked, Inscape, and Gastronomica. Her work won top poetry prize in The Binnacle Ultra-Short Edition in 2008 and was Semi-finalist for Rita Dove Poetry Award. Her poem, Origins, was nominated for the 2006 Pushcart Prize. Morris has received grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women and Kentucky Arts Council. She is a recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Fellowship for her fiction given by the Kentucky Arts Council.”


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