(1947 - living) U.S.A. - U.K.
Born in the US, she migrated to the UK in 1971, after a brief marriage in New York. She came out in the mid-1970s.
Ellen was involved in the Remember When project, recording Edinburgh's LGBT community history. She has worked variously as a book editor, copywriter, TV researcher, and freelance writer. She has lived in Glasgow, in London, and now lives in Edinburgh with her partner.
Source: Gabriele Griffin, Who's Who in Lesbian and Gay and Writing, Routledge, London, 2002
Her work include:
- Moll Cutpurse: Her True Story (1984)
- The Fires of Bride (1986)
- Queendom Come (1990)
- The Dyke and the Dybbuk (Winner of the Lambda Literary Award, 1993)
- Genealogy (2001)