Ellyn Peirson packed up her Canadian prairie childhood and moved to Ontario at eighteen. Her career moved from child welfare to a private counselling practice. While Ellyn enjoys designing websites, she is passionate about writing and photography.
Ellyn perceives writing as the energetic combination of attention, eccentricity, music, perception and solitude. For her, writing is physical and metaphysical. She confesses to a lifelong affair with poetry.
Ellyn is a creativia.org author. Her first novel is Antonia of Venice, a historical novel about Anna Giraud and Antonio Vivaldi. cancerwords, a collection of poetry emanating from her warfare as a mother in her son’s battle with a rare cancer, came next. She has also edited her son’s writings, which are published in the book, I am Keats as you are by Dr. Glenn Peirson. Along with Andrew Ruhl, Ellyn has published After the Interlude: a Dialogue about Death and Beyond. She has also had a short story published in The Danforth Review, a poem published in Jones Av and another poem published for The Red Priest, an English early music group.
Ellyn’s new novel, Mudlarks and Meadowlarks, will be available soon.