Ellen Galford is an American-born Scottish writer. She was born in the US and migrated to the United Kingdom in 1971, after a brief marriage in New York City. She came out in the mid-1970s. She has lived in Glasgow and London and now lives in Edinburgh with her partner. She is Jewish. Her works include four lesbian novels:
- Moll Cutpurse, Her True History (1984)
- The Fires of Bride (1986)
- Queendom Come (1990)
- The Dyke and the Dybbuk (1993)
Galford was involved in recording Edinburgh's LGBT community history for the Remember When project.