Ellen Graf

Ellen Graf is a writer and sculptor who lives and works in the rural town of Cropseyville in upstate New York. A graduate of Bennington College’s MFA program, she has been awarded a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant and a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship in nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in Vocabula Bound and The New York Times.


To learn more about Ellen Graf, visit http://www.grafworks.com/index.html


Read Ellen Graf’s "Our Joy Knows No Bounds, or Lanes", A New York Times article on Graf's marriage to Zhong-hua Lu, also the subject of her book.

Published work

The Natural Laws of Good Luck: A Memoir of an Unlikely Marriage (Trumpeter, August 2009)