The Emotional Challenges of Immigration: Strategies and Stories Of Those Who Stayed

This book reveals the emotional challenges of being an immigrant. It is a book for immigrants to understand and help overcome their challenges. It is a book for potential immigrants and people who know or love immigrants. More

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About Ellie Baker

Ellie Baker is a freelance writer. Her poems and short stories have been published in Tall Tales and Short Stories by Franklin Creative Writers’ Group (2001) and her articles have been published in national magazines. She has a novel manuscript needing a re-edit which she says is trying to nudge its way higher up her to do list.

Her Migrant Emotions blog and newsletters continue to help immigrants have a more settled life.

Ellie is a member of the New Zealand Society of Authors. She has now been an immigrant for half of her life and she and her husband have brought up their four children in a farming community. Life other than writing and family includes being an accountant, speaking, fundraising, and facilitating courses in child development and leadership. Ellie’s interest in meeting people set her travelling as a young adult. One person she met on her way she liked so much she married him and remained in his homeland. As an immigrant she is open to new influences and feels the importance of making connections with people around you. She loves to sing, dance like no one is watching be creative and go for long walks.

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