Ellen Hinsey

(1960 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Biography of Ellen Hinsey

Ellen Hinsey poet

Ellen Hinsey (born 1960 in Boston) is an American writer.

Hinsey's work is concerned with history and ethics. Her first-hand accounts and analyses of the impact of the 2012 Russian presidential elections, the 2010 Polish presidential plane crash, Hungarian politics, Václav Havel's ethical legacy and post-1989 German reconstruction have been published in The New England Review. A selection of these essays will be included in her book Mastering the Past: Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe and the Rise of Illiberalism.

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Varieties Of Flight

There, in the air--traceless blue--arena of circuits
And saunters, some rise with difficulty

'While others lift buoyant, tack of tail turned
Westward--take wide air under their keel,

And sprint, shoot and sail up to where, in invisible
Gyres they revolve tropical or northern,

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