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  • September 1, 2018: Interview in the Bedford Gazette, “Nonprofit Plans Book Festival.” Ellen Prentiss Campbell, keynote speaker for the Allegheny Regional Festival of Books, says the festival is “for people who love to read and love to write.” Proceeds go to Literacy Programs.
  • February 2018: Ellen’s story “Sea Change” received Special Mention in the Pushcart Prize XLII, Best of the Small Presses, 2018. The story appears in her collection Contents under Pressure.
  • July 12, 2017: “Sizzlin’ Summer Fun: Ellen Prentiss Campbell says ‘funny things happen when you imagine hard enough.'” Interview in The Greater Olney News.
  • July 10, 2017: Review of Contents Under Pressure in Coal Hill Review.
  • May 2017: The Bowl with Gold Seams has received the National Indie Excellence Award in Historical Fiction.
  • April 2017: Ellen has been awarded a fellowship by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) and will be in residency this month.
  • March 2017: The Bowl with Gold Seams has been named a finalist in historical fiction in Foreword Reviews’ INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Winners will be announced at the annual American Library Association conference on May 24.
  • March 13, 2017: Contents Under Pressure featured on Chick Lit Central’s Bookshelf.
  • December 20, 2016: Contents Under Pressure is named among the Best of 2016, Short Stories, by Rosemary & Reading Glasses.
  • December 1, 2016: Ellen is a guest blogger for Late Last Night Books. Read her post: A Cozy House Full of Books.
  • November 20, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Late Last Night Books.
  • November 2016: Ellen featured in New Voices article in Historical Novels Review.
  • November 1, 2016: Review of The Bowl Gold Seams in The Delmarva Review (Volume 9).
  • August 31, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in the Bedford Gazette.
  • August 22, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Necessary Fiction.
  • August 10, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Every Free Chance Books.
  • August 1, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Historical Novels Review.
  • June 15, 2016: 5-Star Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Hungry for Good Books?
  • May 27, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Foreword Reviews.
  • May 10, 2016: “5 Reasons Why I’m Glad I Read Ellen Prentiss Campbell’s The Bowl with Gold Seams” in Rosemary & Reading Glasses.
  • May 9, 2016: Ellen’s Goodreads giveaway for The Bowl with Gold Seams has started and runs through May 23. Enter here to win a copy.
  • May 2, 2016: The Bowl with Gold Seams  Book Q&A with Deborah Kalb.
  • May 1, 2016: The Bowl with Gold Seams, Ellen’s debut novel, is published and the launch is celebrated at Upshur Street Books in Washington, DC.
  • April 28, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Washington Independent Review of Books. Excerpt: “This brilliant tale of loss and redemption spans four decades, from a WWII-era Japanese detention center to the DC suburbs of the 1980s… populated by a series of remarkably well-drawn characters… a startling success.”
  • April 28, 2016: Review of The Bowl with Gold Seams in Story Circle Book Reviews.
  • April 28, 2016: “Cooking Stories: An Interview with Ellen Prentiss Campbell” in Fiction Writers Review.
  • April 13, 2016: Contents Under Pressure  Book Q&A with Deborah Kalb.
  • April 11, 2016: “My First Time” article in The Quivering Pen.
  • February 19, 2016: Ellen’s Goodreads giveaway for Contents Under Pressure has started and runs though March 19th. Enter here to win a copy.
  • February 9, 2016: “Recommended Reading” Review of Contents Under Pressure in Rosemary & Reading Glasses.
    Excerpt: “I was delighted by the freshness of each story, the graceful writing that makes storytelling look easy, but is in fact the hallmark of a very gifted author. This collection is highly recommended.”
  • February 1, 2016: Contents Under Pressure is published and now available for sale!