The Smoke Week: Sept. 11-21, 2001
Honorable Mention 2004 Eric Hoffer Award for Culture.
Winner of the Ohioana Library's Walter Rumsey Marvin Award.
"Here is Witness. Here is Testimony." --Maxine Hong Kingston
The late Ellis Avery taught creative writing at Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The Village Voice, Lieu, and The Mid-America Poetry Review, as well as onstage at New York’s Expanded Arts Theater.