June 8, 2021: Review of Frieda’s Song by Chick Lit Central reviewer Sara Steven on Amazon.
June 7, 2021: Review of Frieda’s Song in Necessary Fiction. Excerpt: “Frieda’s Song will continue the commemoration of a life spent healing the self and helping the other while the fictional lives built around Fromm-Reichmann in the book bring fresh perspective to the story of this real-life pioneering woman.” —Amy Lyons
May 25, 2021: Review of Frieda’s Song in Washington Independent Review of Books.
Excerpt: “A moving tale about the fine line between sanity and madness…. Imaginatively crafted, this is a remarkable book.” —Janet A. Martin
Spring/Summer 2021: Review of Frieda’s Song in Tiferet Journal (starts p. 92). Excerpt: “This novel conveys a powerful message about how the ghosts we carry within us shape our lives and understanding of each other.” —Deborah Derrickson Kossmann
May 17, 2021: Ellen’s Goodreads giveaway for Frieda’s Song has started. Enter here to win a copy.
May/June 2021: Review of Frieda’s Song in Foreword Reviews. Excerpt: “Frieda’s Song is a powerful historical novel in which women across generations share deep experiences.” —Erika Harlitz Kern
January 21, 2021: Frieda’s Cottage, built for Dr. Frieda Fromm-Reichmann on the grounds of Chestnut Lodge in Rockville, Maryland in 1936, and the setting of Ellen Prentiss Campbell’s forthcoming novel, Frieda’s Song, has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Announcement in Peerless Rockville. Ellen had the honor of testifying before the Landmarks Commission and says this designation validates Frieda, women in psychiatry, and the contributions of refugees.
Ellen’s short story collection Known By Heart, will be published by Apprentice House Press on May 1, 2020. Find it at your local bookstore here or order it here.
December 2019: Ellen’s short story collection, Known by Heart: Collected Stories, will be published by Apprentice House Press on May 1, 2020.
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.
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.
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.”
February 19, 2016: Ellen’s Goodreads giveaway for Contents Under Pressure has started and runs through 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!