Ellie WhiteEllie White has been trying to teach people how to hallucinate since 1986. She holds a BA in English from The Ohio State University, and an MFA from Old Dominion University. Ellie writes nonfiction and poetry. She is also the creator of the comic strip “Uterus & Ellie.” Her work has been published in Crab Fat, Up the Staircase Quarterly, and The Midwest Quarterlyas well as other journals. Her poetry chapbook, Requiem for a Doll, was released by ELJ Publications in June 2015. Ellie’s work has won an Academy of American Poets College Poetry Prize, a Best of the Net nomination, and a Pushcart Prize nomination. She served as a Poetry Editor at Barely South Review  for three years. She is a nonfiction and poetry editor for Four Ties Literary Review, and a social media editor and reader at Muzzle MagazineEllie currently lives near some big rocks and trees outside Charlottesville, Virginia.

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