Author Ellen Kline McLeod lives in Columbia, South Carolina with her husband and three children. She holds degrees from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and Loyola University Maryland’s Graduate School of Education as well as a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification. She stirs together a childhood in rural Georgia, past careers in advertising and teaching middle school, marriage, motherhood, hatha yoga and a deep love of words to cook up poetry, short stories, yoga classes and an under-construction novel. Ellen’s work is published at Literary Mama, vox poetica, and Referential Magazine (all available online). She blogs weekly word reflections at MusingMondayMorning.blogspot.com. Her monthly yoga teaching schedule posts at ehathayoga.blogspot.com.
Published Poems and Essays
- Referential Magazine: “Her Bag of Bits”
- Referential Magazine: “Her Cracking Open”
- Literary Mama: “Reader Response to What We Carry From Our Mothers”
- Vox Poetica: “Leaves”
Awards and Recognition
- Pushcart Nomination for "The Rain" from Garden in 2012.