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The Poetry Foundation
The Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog featured Brown’s profile of poet Ellen Bass that appeared in The Rumpus.

WNYC's The Takeaway
Brown was interviewed about the history of holiday cards on WNYC's The Takeaway.


Virginia Professional Communicators
In the 2015 Communications Contest, Brown won First Place in the Feature Story division as well as an Honorable Mention in the Editorial/​Opinion division.

Vanity Fair
Ellen F. Brown’s response to “It’s Tartt—but Is It Art?” appears in the Letters section of the September 2014 edition of Vanity Fair magazine.

Poetry Society of Virginia
Ellen F. Brown's poem "Portal" earned an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Poetry Society of Virginia Contest.

Foreword "IndieFab" Book of the Year Awards
A Bestseller's Odyssey earned the Bronze Award in the History Book of the Year category.

Southern Indie Booksellers Long List
A Bestseller's Odyssey was nominated for the 2012 non-fiction book award by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.

The CBS Early Show
Ellen F. Brown appeared on the CBS Early Show discussing Margaret Mitchell's legacy and the re-discovery of the GWTW manuscript in a Connecticut library.

USA Today Coverage of GWTW Anniversary
USA Today quotes Ellen Brown in a story about the 75th anniversary of GWTW's publication.

Virginia Press Women Communications Contest 2011
Ellen Brown won three awards in the 2011 VPW Communications Contest: two first places (specialty articles, web content for special interest sites) and one second (magazine feature story).

Brown and Wiley Involved in Rediscovery of GWTW Manuscript
The New York Times and ABC News cover Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley's involvement in the re-discovery of the manuscript of the final chapter of Gone With the Wind. Long thought to have been destroyed, the pages turned up at the Pequot Library in Southport, Connecticut.

Shelf Awareness: Image of the Day
Publishing journal Shelf Awareness features Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr., at the Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro, Georgia.

Junior League of Richmond Announces Speakers for the 2011 Book and Author Dinner
The Junior League of Richmond announced that Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr., were selected as featured speakers for the 66th Annual Book and Author Dinner.

Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly editor Dick Donahue selected Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood as one of ten highlighted spring releases in the field of performing arts.

Los Angeles Times
Ellen F. Brown is quoted in the Los Angels Times' Jacket Copy blog in a piece entitled 'Get the Xanax ready': Authors respond to BookScan on Amazon.

National Federation of Press Women Awards 2010
In August 2010, Ellen F. Brown received a second place award in the National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest in the category of News Article Written Specifically for the Web.

Virginia Press Women Awards 2010
In April 2010, Brown earned a first place award in the Virginia Press Women Communication Contest in the Web/​News Article category and a third place prize in the Web/​Feature category.