Voices

Ellen O’Connell Whittet teaches in the Writing Program at U.C. Santa Barbara. Her ballet memoir, What You Become in Flight, is coming out in spring 2020 from Melville House.

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Ellen O'Connell WhittetJuly 02, 2020
Colson Whitehead's award-winning novel is a timely reflection on who gets to write history...and who gets to erase it.
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Ellen O'Connell WhittetFebruary 21, 2020
Isabel Allende's novel of profound displacement reflects the life of someone who has known displacement as her permanent state.
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Ellen O'Connell WhittetNovember 22, 2019
A new collection of stories from the late John L’Heureux shows his literary dexterity.
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Ellen O'Connell WhittetAugust 21, 2019
Jon Hassler championed "America’s often struggling middle class” with his rigorous moral vision in his novels.