Elizabeth has been an avid reader and writer as long as she can remember.  She’s been in marketing and PR since the early days of the internet, when the world still believed in its limitless democratic potential.  Her career has sent her to dozens of countries around the world, working hard and traveling slow.

Elizabeth has a bachelor’s degree from University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree from University of Chicago.  She has been a bread baker for several years and has a deep love for languages; she has studied Spanish, French, Italian, and Hungarian.  She is an active member of Sisters in Crime Chicagoland and Off-Campus Writers’ Workshop and volunteers for the Ministry of Lit at StoryStudio Chicago/Stories Matter Foundation and Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Chicago.

Her essay “Baggage” was shortlisted for the Global Nomads 2019 Travel Writing Scholarship.  She Should Run is her debut novel.