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Portia Elan lives with her Gemini cat in the San Francisco Bay Area; she attends the MUSE program at UC Berkeley and teaches in Oakland. She recently completed her MFA in Poetry at the University of Victoria. She also holds degrees in Library Science (Univ. of Illinois, ’11) & Medieval History (Stanford, ’10).

To Yield Like Water & Nothing Else now available from dancing girl press


Ghazals for the Body  now available from Mindmade Books

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She can be reached at portiaelanc [at] gmail [dot] com

You can also find her on linkedin