Bertrand Russell: What I Have Lived For


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About Okla Elliott

I am currently an assistant professor at Misericordia University in northeast Pennsylvania. I hold a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Illinois, an MFA in creative writing from Ohio State University, and a legal studies certificate from Purdue University. My work has appeared in Cincinnati Review, Harvard Review, The Hill, Huffington Post, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, A Public Space, and Subtropics, as well as being listed as a "notable essay" in Best American Essays 2015. My books include From the Crooked Timber (short fiction), The Cartographer’s Ink (poetry), The Doors You Mark Are Your Own (a coauthored novel), Blackbirds in September: Selected Shorter Poems of Jürgen Becker (translation), and Bernie Sanders: The Essential Guide (nonfiction).
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3 Responses to Bertrand Russell: What I Have Lived For

  1. Tafacory says:

    Reblogged this on Tafacory Ideas.

    • Okla Elliott says:

      Thanks for reblogging this. Hopefully it’ll turn more people onto Russell. And I took a look at your blog. Very nice site you’ve created with what, after a cursory glance at several posts, seems to me to be first-rate thinking. Keep up the good work, and thanks again.

      • Tafacory says:


        You are certainly welcome for the repost. I really enjoyed it and I hope others will too. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you’ll continue to do so in the future.

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