Meet J.M. Ellison

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Writer.  Scholar.  Activist.

Picture books.  Comics.  Live Lit.

Resistance.  Resilience.  Imagination.

My name is J.M. Ellison.  I am a writer, a teacher and scholar, and a grassroots, community activist.  I am interested in using stories, both fictional and true, to build community, document social movements, and imagine a liberated world.  I believe that storytelling is integral to healing, transformation, resistance, and survival.

“You write in order to change the world…the world changes according to how people see it and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” – James Baldwin