Elinor Langer

Elinor Langer

Elinor Langer is a longstanding member of The Nation editorial board. Her book about the 1988 skinhead killing of an Ethiopian man in Portland, Oregon, A Hundred Little Hitlers, was chosen as a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Award for work-in-progress and was a finalist for both the Book of the Month Club’s Best Non-Fiction Book and the PEN-USA Best Research-Based Non-Fiction Book that year. Her work has appeared in such publications as the New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Science and Mother Jones, and she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Bunting Institute, the MacArthur Foundation and the Open Society Institute. She is also the author of a biography of the American radical novelist and journalist Josephine Herbst, which was nominated for a National Book Critics’ Circle Award in 1984. Langer has taught at Goddard, Reed, Portland State and is now on the faculty of the Pacific University Low-Residency MFA program. Last updated July 2017

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