Tag Archives: Elliot Ackerman

Veterans On War and Writing

Veterans On War and Writing

In honor of veterans and active duty military members across the country, on this Veterans Day we’d like to share some thoughts on war and writing from a few veterans of both war and writing. Tim O’Brien, Karl Marlantes and Elliot Ackerman all visited us this past year as part of our robust lineup of […]

Elliot Ackerman: Places and Names

In Their Own Words: Elliot Ackerman

On July 17, 2019 we welcomed Marine veteran and accomplished writer Elliot Ackerman at the American Writers Museum. Ackerman served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Purple Heart. Following that, he has gone on to have a stellar writing career, […]