Work is the thing that stays. Work is the thing that sees us through.
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|Birth:||20th February, 1935|
|Profession:||Novelist, Poet, Professor, Writer|
Ellen Gilchrist was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. She is an American novelist, short story writer, professor, and poet. She won a National Book Award for her 1984 collection of short stories, Victory Over Japan. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and studied creative writing under renowned writer Eudora Welty at Millsaps College. She is currently a professor of creative writing and contemporary fiction at the University of Arkansas. She has also won awards for her poetry, although it is her short fiction for which she is most well-known. She has written several novels, including The Anna Papers, Net of Jewels, Starcarbon, Anabasis, and Sarah Conley. Her latest novel is A Dangerous Age.
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