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Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

on Mon, 10/24/2016 - 19:49

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The Board of the New Hampshire Writers’ Project has selected Elizabeth Marshall Thomas as the recipient of the 12th New Hampshire Literary Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. Ms. Thomas is one of the most widely read American anthropologists, a novelist, and a woman who has observed and written about dogs, cats, and elephants during her long career.  When she is not travelling the globe she lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Among her many books are The Hidden Life of Dogs, Reindeer Moon, The Social Lives of Dogs, The Harmless People, The Hidden Life of Deer, and Dreaming of Lions.

Ms. Thomas joins a distinguished group of New Hampshire authors who have recieved the NHWP Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous honorees were Ernest Hebert, Charles Simic, David M. Carroll, Theodore Weesner, Ruth Doan MacDougall, Tomie DePaola, Donald M. Murray, Maxine Kumin, Elizabeth Yates, Daniel Doan, and Donald Hall.

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Elizabeth Marshall Thomas at the New Hampshire Literary Awards ceremony on November 3rd.

Note: Photo of Elizabeth Marshall Thomas is by Saibhung Singh Khalsa and is used here with permission.

11/4/16: This post originally included the incorrect title Sleeping with Lions for Ms. Thomas's latest book. It has now been corrected.