ELLEE ACHTEN is the assistant editor of New Ohio Review. With a background in magazine journalism, an obsession with witty fiction, and a closet collection of poetry since age seven, she is now a master’s student in creative nonfiction at Ohio University. Exploring issues of home, health, and connection, her work has appeared in Proximity, Brevity, Alimentum, Southeast Ohio, Ohio Today, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a memoir, chronicling her 24+ childhood homes across the country. (@ElleePrince)