Ellen Meeropol is the author of four novels: Her Sister's Tattoo, Kinship of Clover, On Hurricane Island and House Arrest. A former nurse practitioner, part-time bookseller, and literary late bloomer, Ellen’s short fiction and essay publications include Lilith, Ms, Guernica, The Writer, Mom Egg Review, and The Writers Chronicle. Her dramatic script telling the story of the Rosenberg Fund for Children was produced in New York. Ellen holds an MFA in fiction from the Stonecoast program at the University of Southern Maine. She is a founding member of Straw Dog Writers Guild and coordinates their social justice writing projects.