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Ella is a Chinese-Nicaraguan writer exploring her family allegory and the similarities between dying and being born.

She has an MFA in creative nonfiction from Sarah Lawrence College and an MSc in fiction and poetry from The University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Her work has appeared in Glimmer Train, Under Water New York, and elsewhere online. She's a three-time attendee of the Tin House Writer's Workshop.

Ella works at Facebook, leading product content for Business Platform. 

Ella has many gifts as a poet, and a real sensuous and lyric feeling for language. She is altogether a gratifying presence.
— Vijay Seshadri, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 2014