Lucy Ellmann

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Lucy Ellmann
Born 18 October 1956
Evanston, Illinois

Lucy Ellmann (born 18 October 1956) is an Anglo-American novelist who now lives in Scotland.

Her first book, Sweet Desserts, won the Guardian Fiction Prize. She is the daughter of the American biographer and literary critic Richard Ellmann and the feminist literary critic Mary Ellmann. She is married to the American writer Todd McEwen. Her fourth novel, Dot in the Universe, was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the Believer Book Award. [1]

Ellmann lectured and led seminars in Creative Writing at the University of Kent between September 2009 and July 2010.[2][3]

Ellman has been recognized with honors and fellowships, including the Royal Literary Fund; Queen Margaret University 2017/18; University of Dundee 2011/12; Queen Margaret University 2005-07; and been a Hawthornden Fellow [4] and Hawthornden fellowship residence at Hawthornden Castle. [5]

Notable works[edit]

  • Sweet Desserts (1988)
  • Varying Degrees of Hopelessness (1991)
  • The Spy Who Caught a Cold (screenplay, 1995)
  • Man or Mango? A Lament (1999)
  • Dot in the Universe (2003)
  • Doctors & Nurses (2006)
  • Mimi (2013)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Ellmann, Lucy 1956–", Encyclopedia.com, Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series Retrieved October 08, 2018.
  2. ^ "The core connection". Time Higher Education Supplement. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  3. ^ "School of English - Lucy Ellmann". Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  4. ^ Royal Literary Fund
  5. ^ "Ellmann, Lucy 1956–", Encyclopedia.com, Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series Retrieved October 08, 2018.

References[edit]

  • "Ellmann, Lucy 1956–", Encyclopedia.com, Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series Retrieved October 08, 2018.

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