Ciera Horton McElroy is a Florida native and writer with diverse media experience.
She received her B.A. in English from Wheaton College, and she is currently an MFA candidate for fiction at the University of Central Florida. She has worked as a journalist and researcher in the Washington Post Talent Network, a communications consultant and copywriter for AFFIRM Films with Sony Pictures, and Editor-in-Chief of The Wheaton Record newspaper.
As a creative writer, her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Chattahoochee Review, Lumina, Burrow Press’ Fantastic Floridas, the Crab Orchard Review, and Flash Fiction Magazine among others. She was recently long-listed in both the Glimmer Train Family Matters contest and the Smokelong Quarterly award for flash fiction.
Ciera lives in Orlando with her husband Mitchell. She is currently working on a novel.