Ellen Michaelson is a physician in Portland, Oregon, and an MFA graduate from Pacific University. Her work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, Portland Monthly, Women in Solitude (SUNY Press), and Literature in Medicine. She was an NEH Fellow in Medical Humanities and attended Breadloaf Writers Conference. She is on the board of the NW Narrative Medicine Collaborative.
"The Care of Strangers," winner of the 2019 Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize, was published by Melville House in November 2020.This is her first book.