Ellie White has been trying to teach people how to hallucinate since 1986. She holds a BA in English from The Ohio State University, and is currently an MFA candidate at Old Dominion University. Ellie writes nonfiction and poetry, and her poems have been published in FreezeRay Poetry, Antiphon Poetry Magazine, Split Rock Review, and other journals. She is currently an editor at Barely South Review. Ellie also has a background in performance poetry. She has competed in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (representing Ohio State in 2011), the Individual World Poetry Slam (2011), the Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam (2011), the Women of the World Poetry Slam (2012 & 2013), and the Capturing Fire Queer Poetry Slam (2014). Ellie currently lives among mermaids in Norfolk, Virginia.
Photograph by Emily Howell.
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