A NYC/New Jersey native, Liz is a lifelong media junkie and advocate for social justice. She graduated from Brandeis University in 2013 and moved immediately to Memphis, Tennessee, where she worked as a high school Spanish teacher with Teach for America. She also completed an internship with City Year New York, an Americorps program, and writes frequently about education, race, and justice issues for various publications.
Liz has been a journalist and editor for as long as she can remember. She last worked as a managing editor for Odyssey and a news writer for Bustle. Her work has also been published at Refinery29, The Times of Israel, the Jewish Voice, TeacherPop, Crack the Spine, Down in the Dirt, Dead Snakes, and 50 Word Stories. Her story “Habibi” received Honorable Mention in Memphis Magazine’s 2015 Fiction Contest.
In her free time, she loves to read, scuba dive, travel, practice yoga, and explore New York restaurants, art, and history.