Ellison Walcott is camera shy, so she has spent over a decade lurking behind the scenes in multiple facets in the arts and entertainment industries in New York City. She is a content producer and editor, social media manager, photographer, and occasionally has been an extra in film. Her writing has been published online and in print in literary journals, regional and alternative websites, and national and international arts magazines. Ellison has won several grants, awards and scholarships for her creative endeavors. She has an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA and BA in English Literature from the University of Louisville in Kentucky, She also has attended writing workshops at Columbia University and Yale.