Aviator and author Linda Street-Ely has four children and eight grandchildren. She lives in Texas with her husband, Mike Ely, and their adorable rescue dog, Abby. She enjoys inverted flight, vegan ice cream, fascinating characters, and traveling the world.
Linda holds Airline Transport Pilot and commercial seaplane certificates, with a tailwheel endorsement. She and Mike race their five-time national champion race plane, a Grumman Cheetah, dubbed “The Elyminator.” It is said in aviation circles to be the fastest Cheetah in the known universe.
Her current releases include:
When We Move to Heaven, a testimony of God’s love for each of us, even in the midst of tragedy; and
Cowlick, a playful children’s story that teaches us to value the differences in ourselves and others.
She is also the author of Talia, a story of loss and love, published in the Writers on the Storm Storming The Short Story anthology 2017;
The Memories Room, published in the Houston Writers House short story anthology, Texas Tales, volume II; and
Several other short stories and poems.
She co-authors “Ely Air Lines,” a weekly column in the Liberty Gazette newspaper in Liberty, Texas.
Coming soon, the full length book, Ely Air Lines-Select Stories from 10 Years of a Weekly Column