Ellen Gray Massey is a speaker, writer, editor, and teacher from the Missouri Ozarks. She has published numerous articles, short stories, essays, a two- act musical play, six non-fiction books, and eleven novels. She was inducted into the first Writers Hall of Fame of America. She has received several first place awards from the Missouri Writers Guild and is a two-time Golden Spur Finalist from Western Writers of America.
Her specialty is the Ozarks where she has worked in Agricultural Extension work, has farmed, and taught all levels of students from a one-room school through college graduate work. Retired, she now she writes about her favorite region.
- New Hope
Ellen Gray MasseyIn the Ozarks in 1935 Claudia begins a new school with an optimistic name, New Hope. Still smarting from being jilted... More