Gena Ellett is a writer, editor, and teacher originally from the Sunshine Coast. Her writing has appeared in publications across North America. She was awarded the EVENT Nonfiction Contest Prize, the Vancouver Writers Festival Short Fiction Contest Prize, and was nominated for a National Magazine Award in the category of Personal Journalism. She completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.
She lives and writes in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she is working on a nonfiction collection.