Elizabeth L. Silver was born in New Orleans in 1978. She has taught English as a Second Language in Costa Rica, English Literature and Writing at Drexel University and St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, worked in publishing in New York, and as an attorney in Texas and California. Her writing has been published in such literary journals as Perigee Publication for the Arts, Concertina, Quantum Poetry Journal, and Blue Thumbnail Literary Magazine, and her scripts have been honored by Zoetrope, the London Independent Film Festival, the Austin Film Festival, and the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, among others. A graduate of The University of Pennsylvania, the MA Program in Creative Writing at The University of East Anglia in England, and Temple University Beasley School of Law, she currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband.
Her first novel, The Execution of Noa P. Singleton will be published in June 2013 in North America by Crown/Random House, in the UK by Headline Review, and several other publishers around the world.
My writing retreat followed by the course with Liz gave me the best of writing worlds. Thank you to Wayne and Liz for your wisdom, empathy and encouragement. Liz, you've given me a way forward. Thank you again.
28 August 2011 (Perth, WA)
Inspirational teaching. Thank you.
28 August 2011 (London, UK)