Speaker photo Elaine Ambrose Elaine Ambrose

Elaine Ambrose is a published author, an internationally recognized syndicated blogger, an organizer of writing retreats for women, and a fearless humorist from Eagle, Idaho. She speaks at national conferences, workshops, writing retreats, and university commencements where she delights her audiences with a blend of country wisdom, creative props, and irreverent humor. She recently spoke at the prestigious Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. She organized live comedy shows called “Life Sucks, Laugh Hard” and shared the stage with New York Times bestselling humor authors.

She writes for several sites including The Huffington Post, BlogHer, HumorOutcasts, Erma Bombeck, and Midlife Boulevard. One of her viral posts on The Huffington Post became one of the 10 most-read posts in the site’s 10-year history. Another post won 2015 BlogHer “Voices of the Year.” Her book, Midlife Cabernet, won two national humor awards, ranked #1 in sales in the Humor category on Amazon, and Publishers Weekly wrote that the book is “laugh-out-loud funny.” She is the author of eight other books, including Menopause Sucks. Her publishing company, Mill Park Publishing, produces books written by women. A new anthology, Feisty after 45 – The Best Blogs from Midlife Women, will debut in March. Find more at www.elaineambrose.com.

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