WRITERS JOINING THE FESTIVAL IN 2019

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WRITERS JOINING THE FESTIVAL IN 2019

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Ellen Meeropol

House Arrest: A Novel

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Photo Courtesy of Danielle Tait

Kinship of Clover: A Novel

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On Hurricane Island: A Novel

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Photo Courtesy of Danielle Tait

​Ellen Meeropol

Ellen Meeropol is the author of three novels, Kinship of Clover, On Hurricane Island, and House Arrest. Her fourth novel, Her Sister’s Tattoo, is forthcoming in spring 2020.

Recent essay publications include The Boston Globe, The Writer, Guernica, The Cleaver, Necessary Fiction, and The Writers Chronicle. Her dramatic script telling the story of the Rosenberg Fund for Children has been produced five times, most recently in Manhattan in 2013 featuring Eve Ensler, Angela Davis, and Cotter Smith.

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Ellen has an MFA in fiction from the Stonecoast program at the University of Southern Maine. She is a founding member of Straw Dog Writers Guild and leads the Guild’s Social Justice Writing project. She lives in Northampton, MA

This is Ellen’s first Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, “IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: Writing the Novel