Welcome to the official website of Ernest Langston (he, him, his).
Ernest Langston is a multifaceted writer, working in a variety of genres. In 2012, his debut novel, Born from Ashes, was self-published; his second novel, Beyond Everyday Secrets, was published in 2014. In 2018, his feature-length screenplay, Electric Lazarus, was a finalist in the Seattle Film Summit/Bigfoot Script Challenge.
In 2019, Ernest received the PEN Writer’s Award and became a Can Serrat International Artist Residency recipient. His short story, The All-Time Low All-Stars, was published in The Pitkin Review: Spring 2020 edition.
In 2020, Ernest’s stage play, The Love Solstice, was performed at Goddard College’s Take Ten! Play Festival. In 2021, Ernest received a Sitka Center for Art and Ecology residency, University of Washington Whiteley Center residency, and Vashon Artist Residency. His feature-length screenplay, Paradise Run, was a finalist in the Seattle Film Summit/Bigfoot Script Challenge.
Ernest holds a degree in English and an MFA in Creative Writing. He is a PEN America member, Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association member, and resides on the West Coast.
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The Pitkin Review: Spring 2020 edition
“My work comes from how I perceive the world around me. I write from a point of empathy, free from judgement, to greater understand my finite existence and help others navigate through theirs. My stories are testimonials of my emotional experiences and discoveries intertwined with ever-present mysteries.” — Ernest Langston
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