Transition from the Military to Award Winning Writer with Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman followed his innate fascination with the military to enlist and serve several tours of duty in service of the United States. He was awarded Bronze and Silver stars and a Purple Heart but he knew he would have to reinvent himself for civilian life. Anchored by his military experiences, Elliot became a writer and his book Dark at the Crossing was a National Book Award Finalist. Listen to Elliot tell us how he's hitting it out of the park during this second act of his career in this wonderful episode 45. Learn more about Elliot Ackerman at

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