Ross Howell Jr. graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English and American Literature. He later earned a Master’s de...
Ross Howell Jr. graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English and American Literature. He later earned a Master’s degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University and an M.F.A. degree in fiction writing from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. A winner of the Gray-Carrington Scholarship Award, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, and the Raven Award at the University of Virginia, Howell is a member of the Raven Society and Phi Beta Kappa. He was the recipient of a Danforth Foundation fellowship to attend graduate school. His fiction has been published in the Virginia Quarterly Review, Sewanee Review, Gettysburg Review, and other magazines. He writes, freelance edits, and teaches at Elon University. His home is in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he lives with his wife Mary Leigh, English cocker spaniel Pinot, and two rescued pit bulls, Ellie and Sam.