Elaine Neil Orr (2008)

Elaine Neil Orr

In addition to two scholarly books, Elaine Neil Orr is the author of Gods of Noonday: A White Girl’s African Life (memoir, Virginia, 2003/2005). Her essays, stories and poems have recently appeared in the Louisville Review, Southern Cultures, Image, and Cold Mountain, and she has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the North Carolina Arts Council. Currently she is at work on “Every Trembling Heart,” a historical novel about early missionaries to West Africa. [2007]