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Ellery Washington

Associate Professor


Ellery Washington holds a DEA in Comparative Literature from the Sorbonne University, in Paris, France. He is the author of Buffalo, a novel forthcoming with Creston Books, a recipient of a PEN Center West Rosenthal Award and Fellowship, an IBWA Prize for short fiction, and the Baldwin-Emerson Oral Storytelling Fellowship 2022/2023. Selected publications include: The New York Times, Ploughshares, Open City, Nouvelles Frontières, The International Review, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Berkeley Fiction Review, and State by State—a Panoramic Portrait of America; notable feature film script consulting projects: From Paris with Love, Brotherhood of the Wolves, The Italian Job, Grillé, From Hell, Arthur and the Invisibles (animation), Sophie and the Dream Bandits (animation), and The Myth of Darkness.

DEUG to DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Appliquées), M.A. equivalent, Contemporary French Literature, Comparative Thesis, Université de Paris I, Panthéon, Sorbonne.