is a poet and the Administrative Director of The Writers Studio. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and New York University. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in New Ohio Review, The McNeese Review, The Round, Euphony, Exit 13, Tipping the Scales, Cagibi, Sweet: A Literary Confection, and (M)othering Anthology, and her fiction has appeared in The William and Mary Review. Her personal essays have been published in New Jersey Family Magazine and the anthology Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience. She received Pushcart Prize nominations in 2013, 2019, and 2021. A special education teacher in an elementary school, Liz lives in Westfield, New Jersey with her wife and eight children (five human, two canine, one feline).