Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

Update: 2017-10-18
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Elliot Ackerman is an American author and journalist, currently based in Istanbul. Prior to his writing career, he served five distinguished tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. His books are Green on Blue and Dark at the Crossing, and he’s written for Esquire, GQ and The New Yorker, among others. Dark at the Crossing is currently one of five books nominated for the National Book Award for fiction. He speaks with us today about the one story he struggled to tell.  The music you heard at the top and bottom of the hour was from Ryan Dann of Holland Patent Public Library, who you can find online at http://hollandpatentpubliclibrary.com/.  The music you heard in the middle of the show was from Ben Sound, who you can find at https://www.bensound.com/.  Don’t forget to head to www.takecareof.org and use offer code ‘WRITE’ for 50% off your first order of curated, customized vitamins from Care/of.  

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Elliot Ackerman

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