Recent Books by Ellen Herbert

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Winner of the Maryland Writer's Association 2014 Novel Award
Published by Apprentice House
On Sale at Amazon


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Season Prose with Poetry

Being a member of a book group means reading books I would not have chosen. I didn’t read Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain when it first came out in 1969. Back then I was into poetry. After a drunken poetic youth, I…Continue Reading →

January Mystery/Suspense Book Club

On January 20, 2015, the Mystery Book Group at One More Page Books discussed Alan Furst’s The Spies of Warsaw. Some in the group had been to Warsaw and found Furst’s setting and atmospherics authentic. The year Furst’s story opens…Continue Reading →

One More Page Mystery Book Group

On the third Tuesday of every month, we mystery-lovers meet at One More Page Books at 7:00 to discuss a book. We have had as many as 23 participants and as few as ten, but whatever our number, we are…Continue Reading →

Wonderful Writers

I couldn’t be a good instructor without the wonderful writers in my workshops. See the article about me on page 6.

Mystery Loves Company

Our mystery book club at One More Page Books meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 PM. We select the books a few months in advance, read them, and talk about characters, plot, setting, etc. Oh, and…Continue Reading →

Not of Vampires or Vaginas

What a thrill to be seated in a room with readers holding copies of FALLING WOMEN AND OTHER STORIES. Most of these readers had read my stories closely; one had read the book twice. We talked about how the stories…Continue Reading →


  I’m scheduled to give a reading at Fall for the Book, a literary festival at George Mason U. on September 25 at 3:00 outside the Johnson Center. This will be my sixth reading of Falling Women and Other Stories, my short…Continue Reading →