|Titles:||Next To Love, Scottsboro|
Ellen Feldman, a 2009 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of Scottsboro, The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank, and Lucy, all published by Macmillan. Scottsboro was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2009. She writes both fiction and social history, and has published articles on as diverse a variety of subjects as the history of divorce, plastic surgery, Halloween and the Normandie. She has also written numerous book reviews. She lectures extensively around the US and in Germany and the UK, and is a sought-after speaker to reading groups both in person and by telephone.
She grew up in northern New Jersey and attended Bryn Mawr College, from which she holds a B.A. and an M.A. in modern history. After further graduate studies in history at Columbia University, she worked for a New York publishing house.
She lives in New York City and East Hampton, New York, with her husband and Cairn terrier named Lucy. She is working on her next novel.