Cindy Zelman

Writer and blogger

Cindy Zelman is a Boston-based writer who blogs regularly for and writes her own blog, The Early Draft. In addition, she has published creative nonfiction essays in several journals, including Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Tinge Magazine: The Online Journal of Temple University, Cobalt Review, Sinister Wisdom and Feminist Studies.

Her chapbook, What's in a Butch's Purse and Other Humorous Essays was published in 2014 by Winged City Chapbook Press. It is currently available for pre-order in print and as an ebook download. All proceeds from the book will be donated to the persecuted LGBTI community of Uganda, to help them escape or to feed those left in poverty. You may order at

Zelman is a graduate of the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College where she studied Creative Nonfiction.