Ellen Adams writes essays, fiction, and songs, with a particular interest in the unexpected doorways between kinship and estrangement. Recently named Ploughshares’ Emerging Writer in Nonfiction, her work appears in Black Warrior Review, Kenyon Review Online, Crazyhorse, and Singapore Art Museum, among others. She studied Comparative Literature at Princeton University and holds an MFA from Brooklyn College. Before settling in Seattle, Adams was a Fulbright grantee researching politically-engaged Thai contemporary art. As a recipient of a 2018 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, she is revising a novel and developing a book-length work of nonfiction.