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State book awards include faculty work

Professor Scott Elliott. Photo by Hayley Turner.

James Kennedy

October 9, 2014

Whitman Professor Scott Elliott's 2013 novel, "Temple Grove," has become a finalist in the Washington State Book Awards for fiction. The winner of the award will be announced in Seattle on Oct. 10, and the competition includes "We Live in Water" by Jess Walters, author of the New York Times best seller...

English Professor’s Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

English Professor's Latest Novel Inspired by Love of Pacific Northwest

River Sterne

September 19, 2013

A "lifelong love affair with the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state" was the inspiration behind English Professor Scott Elliott's new novel "Temple Grove." Set in the Olympic National Park on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, "Temple Grove" follows a young native man and his struggle to protect the...

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