Lauren Melissa Ellzey

Lauren Melissa Ellzey

Lauren Melissa Ellzey—known as @autienelle on Instagram—is a Black biracial, queer, disabled activist and advice columnist. She has collaborated through writing and media for disability justice with HealthlineBBC MinuteNeuroClasticAbleZine (March 2021), and Cripple Magazine. She completed her BA at Scripps College, where she won the Crombie Allen Award for creative writing, and her MS LIS at Syracuse University. Lauren lives and works in New York as a YA librarian.