About Me

Ellen Santasiero’s essays, memoirs, interviews, and articles have appeared in Northwest Review, Marlboro Review, The Sun, Oregon Humanities, High Desert Journal, Oregon Home, The Stay Project, The Polk Street Review, youshare.com, and in Going Green, an anthology from the University of Oklahoma Press. Since 2006, she has taught literature and creative writing at Oregon State University-Cascades. In addition to her university teaching, she mentors writers of all kinds, teaches writing and art classes (and her famous pie crust class!) in and around central Oregon, and is a freelance copywriter.