Ellen Ziegler’s short stories, essays, articles and poetry have been published in The Saturday Evening Post, Hudson Valley Magazine, Woman’s World, Women’s World, Writers Market, The Gannett Newspapers, Rivertown Magazine, Lovebirds, Network, Trillium, New Earth Review, Piedmont Literary Review and Dan River Anthology. Her libretto “Harmony” portrayed 2 mayflies in love challenged by the trout on a river. It was put to music, played by the Livingston Symphony Orchestra and performed as a benefit for the St. Barnabas Hospital Burn Center.
Ellen is the proud grandmother of four grandsons and lives in New York State with her partner and a moody parakeet named “ME2”. She is also a Bd. Certified Health, Nutrition and Life Coach, artist and gourmet cook. Ellen’s written 25 songs, some with her partner, who is a writer and her sharpest critic. They are writing a memoir of their 45 years together.