Ellen Boyette is the assistant manager at Eastwind Healing Center. She recently received her MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and before that, graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Highest Honors in English Literature. Having written one collection of poetry, she is currently working on her first novel. Much of her writing is interested in the intersection of creativity and psychological anomalies. She strives to bring a grounded energy and a curious heart to her work at Eastwind Healing Center. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading, museum-going, and cooking.