Ellen Hagan is a writer, a performer, and an educator. She is the author of six books, including her current poetry collection, Blooming Fiascoes, and her upcoming Young Adult novel in verse, Don’t Call Me a Hurricane, forthcoming from Bloomsbury in July 2022. Her work can be found in ESPN Magazine, She Walks in Beauty, and Southern Sin. She received a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in poetry in 2020 and has received grants from the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance and the Kentucky Foundation for Women. You can find more prompts at www.ellenhagan.com.