Ellie A. Rogers is a poet and essayist who holds an MFA in creative writing from Western Washington University. She has served as assistant managing editor of Bellingham Review and as a board member of the Whatcom Poetry Series. You can find some of her work in Cincinnati Review, Ecotone, and Terrain.org. Ellie lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she works for protection and restoration of the metro Mississippi River and moonlights as an editor and book designer. Read more at elliearogers.com.