Ellen F. Brown


Ellen F. Brown is an award-winning freelance writer whose work has appeared in a wide variety of print and online publications. She co-authored the book Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most popular and controversial novels in publishing history. A Bestseller’s Odyssey was a Publishers Weekly “top pick” and was featured in the New York Times and USA Today and on NPR and the CBS Early Show.

Brown, who also is a lawyer and has experience selling and appraising rare books and manuscripts, lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband, their two sons, and a basset hound named Leo. She is an active member of James River Writers, Biographers International, the Intellectual Property Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the Poetry Society of Virginia.