Ellie A. Rogers is a poet and essayist from the lake country in Minnesota. She has an MFA in creative writing from Western Washington University. You can find some of her recent work in Ecotone, The Fourth River, Redivider, and So to Speak. She has served as assistant managing editor of Bellingham Review and as a board member of the Whatcom Poetry Series. Ellie now lives in Trumansburg, New York, where she moonlights as an editor and book designer, explores gorges, and kindles her Resolute wood stove. Read more at elliearogers.com.