Elliot Ackerman

Finalist, 2017 National Book Awards

Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel Green on Blue, is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, The AtlanticThe New Republic and The New York Times Magazine, among other publications, and his stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories.
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Dark at the Crossing

Dark at the Crossing, by Elliot Ackerman book cover
ISBN 9781101947371 Knopf / Penguin Random House

Told with compassion and a deft hand, Dark at the Crossing is an exploration of loss, of second chances, and of why we choose to believe—a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power. More about this book >

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Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel Green on Blue, is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. His writings have appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe New Republic and The New York Times Magazine, among other publications, and his stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories. He is both a former White House Fellow and a Marine, and has served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor and the Purple Heart.

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