Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman is the author of a number of novels, as well as the memoir Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning. His books have been nominated for the National Book Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal in both fiction and nonfiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, among others. He served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for valour, and the Purple Heart.