Ellie Francis earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Oregon State University, where she also taught English Composition and Introductory Poetry Writing. Her poems have been published in the Missouri Review Online, Sweet: A Literary Confection, and others. She is the Poetry Editor for Carve Magazine. She lives in San Antonio, Texas, where she teaches at Northwest Vista College and in Gemini Ink’s Writers in Communities program.
In 2012, Ellie Francis was an Associate Artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, residency 146. In 2016, she was granted a scholarship to attend a workshop hosted by the Key West Literary Seminar and the Jim Cody Fellowship to attend Poetry at Round Top.