Ellen Marie Hinchcliffe is a queer mama, auntie, poet, performer and filmmaker. Recent work includes: Girls in Their Bedroom- Micro Performance Festival with Gabrielle Civil (together we are the arts duo From the Hive) GITB was also a print and online addition of Aster(ix) Journal, the documentary film Thought Woman-The Life and Ideas of Paula Gunn Allen and the book- Walk Towards It (an anthology of urgent writing for resistance in the time of trump.) I am of Irish, English and German decent. My work is about ancestors, spirit, politics, contradictions, humor, confronting white supremacy and always about healing. I live in Minneapolis two blocks from the Mississippi with my husband Juma B. Essie and our amazing daughter.