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Elizabeth Ellis: Teller-In-Residence
May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Designated an American Masterpiece Touring Artist by the NEA,Elizabeth Ellis grew up in the Appalachian Mountains hearing stories from hergrandfather, a mountain minister. Ellisis a versatile, riveting teller of Appalachian and Texas tales and stories ofheroic American women as well as poignant and hilarious personal stories, toldSouthern style. An award-winning author, she is a recipient of the John HenryFaulk award from the Tejas Storytelling Association, and the NSN ORACLE Circleof Excellence and Lifetime Achievement awards.
“Abreathtaking performance to witness. Hertiming impeccable. Her deliveryeffortless and casual. Her impactextraordinary.” – Ann Arbor Observer