Ellena Savage is an Australian lyric essayist. Her work has been published widely in journals including Literary Hub, Meanjin, Overland, Kill Your Darlings, TEXT Journal, Cordite Poetry Review, Eureka Street (where she wrote a column between 2011-2016), and The Lifted Brow (which she is a former editor of). Her chapbook YELLOW CITY is forthcoming with The Atlas Review.
Ellena’s work has been supported by The Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, and by artistic residencies and workshops in the United States, Portugal, and Spain. Her debut manuscript, BLUEBERRIES, was recently shortlisted for the inaugural Penguin Random House Australia Literary Prize.