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What People Are Saying:
"Holly has a true gift for finding the humor in any situation coupled with the ability to turn a phrase so readers can see her arguments dance in their mind's eye. Vivid imagery, adept argumentation, and just the right amount of pathos render her essays pleasurable reads."
                                                                                                                    --Elizabeth Coronado, PhD  Education Management AACPS

Upcoming Events

10/22-24 Indie Lit Fest in Frostburg. Judging Thursday's Poetry Slam, and speaking over the weekend on panels, Music As Muse and Creating a Literary Community

09/25-26/2015 Talkbacks with co-authors Holly and Jason Tinney following production of their winning play, Fifty Miles Away, sponsored by the Frostburg University Center for Creative Writing. Performance and talkbacks will take place at the Palace Theatre in Frostburg.

09/27/2015 Speaker and Panelist at The Baltimore Book Festival. Catch me twice in one day! Once as a panelist for the Baltimore Review and right after as a reader for the Lit & Art series! 

10/10/2015 Presenting "Dialogue that Lives Outside the Speech Bubble" for Baltimore Review's Writing Bootcamp at the Creative Alliance.

Past Events

01/06/2015 Holly serves as a judge for the Frederick County Poetry Out Loud competition, Maryland Ensemble Theater, Frederick, MD, 4:30-6 pm. 

01/25/2015 Limestone Connection for Lit & Art Series from 2-4 pm at the Watermark Gallery, 100 S. Charles St., Baltimore.

1/28/2015 Holly Morse-Ellington presents travel stories and photos in "The Matriarch of La Mortella: The Making of a Garden and a Voice in Ischia, Italy." Hosted by the Gunpowder Garden Club at The Monkton Train Station.

01/31/2015 Limestone Connection reading and musical performance for the New Mercury Reading Series from 5-7 pm at the Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave., Baltimore.

03/29/2015 Accompanying Victoria Vox on uke at the Strum Along Ukulele Class with Victoria Vox from 6:30-9 pm @ Artifact Coffee.

04/16/2015 Limestone Connection performs and reads for the "Poetry Cabaret" at the Washington Navy Yard from 11 am t0 2 pm.

04/20/2015 Improvised jam session as part of Limestone Connection with featured "Starts Here!" writers from 7-9 pm @ Artifact Coffee.

05/02/2015 Host of Short Story Reading Program @ the CityLit Festival.

05/03/2015 Rock and Read Poetry Slam Judge @ Dante's in Frostburg.

06/28/2015 Reading Performance by Limestone Connection @ the Watermark Gallery for Lit & Art Series.

09/27/2015 Limestone Connection Reading and Music for Lit & Art Series for the Baltimore Book Festival. Time and stage TBA.

12/6/2014 Private Party "Rockers and Authors" featuring writers Jason Tinney and Jen Michalski, and musicians of Limestone Connection and The Humidors. 

10/12/2014 Rock Out, Write Now readings and music with Jason Tinney, author of Ripple Meets the Deep.   

10/4/2014 The Baltimore Review Book Launch Party Featuring The Humidors @ Litmore 6-8pm.

9/28/2014 Lit & Art Tent @ The Baltimore Book Festival 2pm.

9/27/2014 The Baltimore Review Panel of Editors on "Making the Ordinary Extraordinary" @ The Baltimore Book Festival 2:30-4pm.

8/26/2014 "Heads and Tails: Lessons from Both Sides of the Publishing Coin" for MWA-St. Mary's @ Lexington Park Library, Leonardtown. 

10/16/2013 Book Launch for Whereabouts: Stepping Out Of Place at MLK Memorial Library

1/18/2013 WID/AC Writing Exchange Conference for Maryland Faculty workshop presenter

1/26/2013 New Mercury Readings series

11/2011 Stoop Storytelling performance in live radio show format

9/2011 Lit & Art & You reading @ Baltimore Book Festival

7/2011 Poets in Preston Gardens reading

4/2011 Lit & Art @ The Watermark Gallery

Samples from Events

Photo by Skye Malcolm-Sadowski

Photo by Skye Sadowski-Malcolm

Photo by Holly Morse-Ellington published by Matador Network via MatadorU.


Limestone Connection

                                    Photo by Skye Sadowski-Malcom

Video of "My 60-Something Parents Are Breaking Up"

For the New Mercury Readings @ The Windup Space

Stoop Storytelling "We Are Family" at Center Stage