New York Times
“Ford makes every inch of her fictional territory count.”

San Francisco Chronicle
“Ford has unsparing insight and compassion for her characters.”

Kansas City Star
“Ford writes in finely tuned details of the effects of kinship that cannot be escaped and that at times can hardly be reckoned with.”

Andre Dubus
“Elaine Ford writes with a compassionate heart and a tough eye.”

Elaine Ford has published five novels and more than thirty short stories. Her newest work is God’s Red Clay, a novel based on the lives of her great-great-grandparents and their six children in 19th-century Alabama and Mississippi. Find out more about it here.