Cleaver, September 30, 2023
New York Journal of Books, September 12, 2023
Washington Independent, May 30, 2023
The Argonauts’ quest is retold through the eyes of a female warrior, with mixed results.
Shepherd, January 2023
The books I picked & why.
Washington Independent, December 9, 2022
An exuberant if overstated ode to…well, you know.
Fiction Writers Review, February 15, 2018
“. . .these two groups of women are indeed sisters under the skin, and these authors are sisters as well”: Ellen Prentiss Campbell on connecting Nesbit and Otsuka through their use of first-person plural.
Fiction Writers Review, May 2, 2022
“In Schwartz’s fiction, as in life, it is often the unspoken or withheld that holds power”: Ellen Prentiss Campbell on the story “Stranger,” by Steven Schwartz, from his collection Madagascar.
Fiction Writers Review, November 15, 2021
Ellen Prentiss Campbell: “I read and I write to explore lives I haven’t lived. To encounter different lives, responses, experiences. Historical fiction can be something like the illumination of starlight, reaching us, seemingly alive and bright, years after.”
Cleaver Magazine, May 8, 2021
Ellen Prentiss Campbell writes about “Houses We Live In, Homes that Live in Our Writing.”
Fiction Writers Review, February 15, 2021
Ellen Prentiss Campbell meditates on the influence of teachers, fulfilling promises, and becoming who we’re meant to be in this homage to her teacher Sally Nash.
On the Seawall, May 12, 2020
Featured essay by Ellen Prentiss Campbell.
Washington Independent, May 7, 2020
Favorite childhood tales feel like long-lost friends right now.
Fiction Writers Review, November 2019
Following the vapor trail of memory.
Fiction Writers Review, September 2018
If writing is kintsugi on the page, kintsugi is the art of losing.
Fiction Writers Review, May 2018
Jacobsen’s work is about the mystery of balance and falling.
Talking Writing, February 2017
A Therapist’s Intuition Uncover Hidden History.
Fiction Writers Review, December 2011
Writing is the ultimate act of creative defiance.
Fiction Writers Review, November 2012
Ray Bradbury’s Pulitzer –winning stories provide a portal back to childhood, and the ultimate SciFi shape shifter: age.
Fiction Writers Review, May 2014
Certain stories, like certain poems, etch onto memory.
The American Literary Review: Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Joy navigated past a stream of trucks. She hated highway driving, mistrusted her night vision.
The MacGuffin, Spring/Summer 2012
I pride myself on my credentials as a Generalist. Good, classic pearls of wisdom go with any ensemble.
Talking River, 2010
One afternoon a week they were excused early from school and rode with Mrs. Crichton in her big black sedan, one of the cars left behind by her husband. He had left her behind, too.