Ellen Gilchrist

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Birthday
20, 1935
Birthplace
Mississippi
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Birthday
20, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Mississippi

About

An American fiction writer and poet, she is best known for Victory Over Japan, a collection of short stories. Her other works include The Annunciation (novel) and Drunk with Love (short story collection).

Before Fame

She spent her childhood on her grandparents' plantation in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She studied philosophy and creative writing at Millsaps College.

Trivia

She was a regular commentator on National Public Radio.

Family Life

Her four marriages produced three children.

Associated With

She studied under Eudora Welty at Millsaps College.