Elan Mudrow lives in Portland, Oregon. Elan studied writing at Centrum, a partner of Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, Washington. Elan’s works have appeared in Von Reuth, Anotherealm, Algebra for Owls and Writers for Calais Refugees. Elan has been Wordpress Editor’s Pick twice, Scriggler’s publication of the day twice, and has won Algebra For Owls’ July 2016 poem of the month. Elan runs a poetry blog that has 20,000 plus followers. Elan now seeks an M.A. in English at Portland State University. An upcoming book, Rain Desert, is due out by the end of 2016.