Virtual Meeting: Violence and the Imagination by Elliot Ackerman in conversation with George J. Makari

Please join us on Wednesday, May 5 at 2pm EST to welcome National Book Award finalist Elliot Ackerman as the next guest in our series on Psychiatry and the Arts. In conversation with George J. Makari, M.D., Ackerman will discuss “Violence and the Imagination.” It will be a fascinating, engaging conversation.  

Ackerman is the author of the novels 2034, Red Dress in Black and White, Waiting for Eden, Dark at the Crossing, and Green on Blue, as well as the memoir Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning. His books have been nominated for the National Book Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal in both fiction and non-fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize among others. His writing often appears in Esquire, The New Yorker, and The New York Times where he is a contributing opinion writer. He is both a former White House Fellow and Marine, and served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Purple Heart. 

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