Ellen Emry Heltzel

Ellen Emry Heltzel is a prize-winning journalist and book critic who launched The Oregonian's book section in 1994 and served nine years on the National Book Critics Circle board. With Florida colleague Margo Hammond, she created the Book Babes blog and wrote "Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasures." When she isn't reading or writing, she gardens and walks her dog.