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ELLEN MORRIS PREWITT, WRITER

Hi, y’all,

Thank you for taking a look at my work. I have award-winning audio books, print books and ebooks. Over my career, I’ve written short stories, essays, radio commentaries, novels, memoir, magazine articles, and a “how to” writing guide based on my eight years of leading a weekly writing group of men and women experiencing homelessness. I’m grateful for my work to have been in Gulf Coast, Image, Fourth Genre, Hotel Amerika, Luna Quarterly, Brevity, EAP, and other journals. My stories have twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize; one received a Special Mention. You can read more about my publications, awards, fellowships, and writing credentials—plus my latest news—on the Achievements Page.

Weaving through all my work is the joy of creating  community. I recently co-founded the Contemplative Writing Group at the School for Contemplative Living, which you can check out at the School’s website. I’m also Writer-in-Residence at 100 Men Hall, a historic site on the Mississippi Blues Chitlin’ Circuit, where we offer monthly writing gatherings. We’d love to have you join us at either, or both. 

I’m on a long journey of anti-racism and ancestral work. I currently serve on the Mississippi Episcopal Diocese Becoming Beloved Community team. I’m a former attorney who practiced law for 19 years in Jackson. 

I split my time between Memphis, the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and New Orleans, where I can frequently be found in costume or in the pool, swimming.

Thanks for joining me on this journey.

peace in creativity, Ellen

LATEST ARTICLE

Contemplative Writing Prompts for Lent: Goodbye

Ellen Morris Prewitt
We’ve arrived at Contemplative Writing Prompts for Lent: Goodbye. We won’t be with each other tomorrow, so we look ahead. What do we see?

BOOKS ON WRITING


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WE R RIGHTING GROUP: A Pocket Guide to Writing in Groups

KDP 2019

WRITING OUR WAY HOME: A Group Journey Out of Homelessness

TRITON PRESS, 2014

BOOKS ON CREATIVITY


MAKING CROSSES: A Creative Connection to God

PARACLETE PRESS, 2009
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THE HART WOMEN

2019

SOUTHERN HUMOR BOOKS


TRACKING HAPPINESS: A Southern Chicken Adventure

CREATESPACE PUBLISHING, 2018

MODEL FOR DECEPTION: A Vangie Street Mystery

CREATESPACE PUBLISHING, 2019

CAIN’T DO NOTHING WITH LOVE

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