Ella Longpre is the author of How to Keep You Alive (Civil Coping Mechanisms 2017), as well as three chapbooks. Her work has appeared in journals, magazines, and anthologies. She has worked as editor at the Fanzine, Bombay Gin, Something on Paper, and other journals.
Ella received an MFA in Writing & Poetics from the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University, where she was named the 2013 Anne Waldman Fellow. She is now a PhD candidate at the University of Denver. She lives and writes in Colorado with her partner and two cats, where she makes music in the band Giselle and the Willys (check out our band). Ella is nothing without her chosen family and can be found in the woods.