Stanley E. Ely -- author headshotStanley E. Ely was born in Dallas,Texas, received
a bachelor ’s degree from Northwestern University
in Evanston, Illinois, served in the U.S.Army, and
earned a master’s degree from Hunter College in New York City. A former international advertising executive and full-time teacher of French and Spanish, he has recently focused on writing, with the publication of many articles and five books.

As a departure from his novels, in 2003 he also completed and had readings of his two-act play,
A Pebble on Your Stone.
Recently Ely has started to publish frequent blogposts on Huffington Post.

Ely lives in New York City and continues to teach, lecture and write short fiction and non-fiction.