Eleanor Lincoln Morse has published three novels: White Dog Fell from the Sky (Penguin/Viking, 2013), Chopin’s Garden (Fox Print Books, 2006), and An Unexpected Forest (Down East Books, 2007), which won the 2008 Independent Book Publisher’s Award (IPPY) for best regional fiction (northeast region) and the 2008 Maine Literary Award for Fiction from the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.
A nonfiction book, Over the Mountains: Two Tibetan Girls Journey Toward Hope (Fox Print Books, 2008), was written in collaboration with Namdol Kalsang Methok and Dawa Dolma about their flight from Tibet into Nepal and India as children. Morse has received grants from the Maine Humanities Council to establish writing programs in three Maine prisons. She has also taught at the University of Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland through the University of Maine System, Portland Adult and Community Education, and at Maine Medical Center.
Morse received a BA from Swarthmore College, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Yale University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Vermont College. She teaches on the fiction faculty of Spalding University’s brief-residency MFA in Writing Program in Louisville, Kentucky, and lives on Peaks Island, Maine.