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Lolis Eric Elie

Lolis Eric Elie, American journalist.

Background

  • Elie, Lolis Eric was born on April 10, 1963 in New Orleans. Son of Lolis Edward and Geri (Moore) Elie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, U Pennsylvania, 1985. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1986. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University Virginia, 1991.

    Career

    • Staff writer Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1986-1989. Assistant managing editor Callaloo, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1989-1990. Teacher department Enlgish University Virginia, 1989-1991.

      Freelance journalist Businessweek Careers, Advertising Age, Black Enterprise, others, various locations, since 1986. Road manager Wynton Marsalis Enterprises, Incorporated, New York York City, 1991-1993.

    Works

    • Author: Smokestack Lightning: Adventures in the Heart of Barbecue Country, 1996. Contributor short stories Suddenly to Seattle Review, 1991, Scotch and Curry to African American Review, 1993, Silent Spaces to anthology That's What I Like About the South, 1993. Metro columnist The Times-Picayune, since 1995.
    Lolis Eric Elie
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    Born April 10, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      U Pennsylvania
    • 1986
      Columbia University
    • 1991
      University Virginia
    • 1986 - 1989
      Staff writer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    • 1986
      freelance journalist Businessweek Careers
    • 1989 - 1990
      assistant, managing editor Callaloo
      Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      teacher, department Enlgish University Virginia