Eleanor Howell is a fiction writer, essayist, and former baker. She grew up on the coast of Maine and now lives in Portland, Oregon. She holds an MFA in fiction and nonfiction from Western Washington University and is the nonfiction editor at Sweet Tree Review. She writes about pop culture, cults, romance plots, bisexuality, and living in bodies. Her work has appeared in The Southeast Review, The Normal School, Bodega Magazine, and elsewhere, and is forthcoming in Pithead Chapel. Follow her on Instagram and read her work on her website.