Not Dark Yet


Not Dark Yet was released by Two Dollar Radio in November 2015.



“A remarkable novel from a very talented author” – starred review in Publishers Weekly

“Ellingsen’s attention to the detail of the natural world and to the marks humanity has made upon it is almost staggering in its precision” – Electric Literature

“Fascinating, surreal, gorgeously written, and like nothing you’ve ever read before” – Buzzfeed

“A surreal, unpredictable work” – Vol 1. Brooklyn

“Had Ellingsen further heightened the catastrophe, she could have drawn on the eerie talents she has exhibited in previous writings” – Music And Literature

“An ambiguous and luminous and mysterious text that changes shape and meaning on rereading, as with all the best fiction” – Jeff VanderMeer

“Not Dark Yet is the story of how global crisis becomes personal” – Christopher Allen, editor of Smokelong Quarterly, in The Lit Pub

“A brilliant story about human love and frailty in a time of earth-catastrophe” – Richard Ellis Preston, Jr.

“A glorious, spectacular yet delicate exploration of the human soul” – Philip Fracassi

“Not Dark Yet was the first book I read in 2016, and comes highly recommended” – Jared W. Cooper

“This is a novel that might convince even a climate denier to have another look” – LitBreak

“Not Dark Yet proves that [Ellingsen] has a unique vision, one that will evolve the reader and change the way we understand the novel” – Kevin Catalano



Two Dollar Radio

Vol 1. Brooklyn

Late Night Library

Music for Not Dark Yet in Largehearted Boy



Publishers Weekly’s Autumn List of Literary Fiction

Lit Hub’s Great Booksellers Fall Preview

Buzzfeed’s 5 Great Books to Read in November

Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s November Books Preview

Men’s Journal 7 Best Books of November

Jeff VanderMeer’s Epic List of Favorite Books Read in 2015 – in Electric Literature

Bustle’s 20 Books To Buy Yourself As A Late Holiday Present

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