Ellen Ricks

Ellen Ricks

Lives In

Upstate New York


  • SUNY Potsdam


  • Fashion, astrology, spirituality, mental health, LGBTQ+, dating


Ellen Ricks have been a full time freelance writer since 2016, covering fashion, mental health, LGBTQ+, astrology, spiritual, pop culture, and dating. She has written for Teen Vogue, HelloGiggles, Bustle, HuffPost, StyleCaster, and more. Ellen is also an astrologer and contributes to Horoscope.com and Astrology.com.


Ellen received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing with a minor in communications from SUNY Potsdam.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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