Posted on February 12, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the three literary obituaries in The New York Times recently is that of Ellen Gilchrist.

Gilchrist made her literary name with novels and stories about the Southern upper bourgeoisie, whose flaws she didn't hide.

She won the National Book Award in 1984 for the story collection Victory Over Japan, featuring many of the characters who popped up in her other works, like Rhoda Manning.

Gilchrist died January 30 at age eighty-eight, her son confirmed to the NYT.

Other literary losses:

Categories: Today in Books

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I love short stories
Shrree Mcclain | 2/12/24 at 1:34 PM
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