Elaina Ellis

Elaina Ellis (she/her) is publisher and cofounder at Generous Press, an independently-owned imprint focused on inclusive romance fiction at Row House Publishing. She owns and operates A Trusted Reader, providing literary book editing services for brilliant writers of all stripes. For ten years she worked at the Pulitzer Prize–winning publishing house Copper Canyon Press where she served as editor. She is the co-editor of Someplace Generous: an Inclusive Romance Anthology, author of the poetry collection Write About an Empty Birdcage, and has received support from Artist Trust, Mineral School, Vermont Studio Center, Jack Straw, Tent, 4Culture, and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. Ellis is a queer, disabled Jew who envisions a free, safe, and just future for all people, from the US to Palestine.

2024 Presenters

Erica Bauermeister

Rena Priest

Jessica Gigot

Cami Ostman

Becky Mandelbaum

Kim Hudson

William Kenower

Priscilla Long

Brooke Warner

Sati Mookherjee

Elaina Ellis

Melissa Johnson

Thor Hanson

Grant Faulkner

Paul Hanson

Amanda Stubbert

Scott Eagan

Chloe Hovind

Lisa Dailey

Stephanie Dethlefs


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