Faculty

Elizabeth Gross

Creative Writing Faculty

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Biography

Elizabeth Gross is the author of this body/that lightning show, selected by Jericho Brown for the Hilary Tham Capital Collection of The Word Works Press (2019) and DEAR ESCAPE ARTIST, ARTIST, a chapbook in collaboration with artist Sara White (Antenna 2016). Their poem, “Ghazal at the end of the world”, was selected by Beth Ann Fennelly as the Poetry Contest Winner for the Words and Music Festival in 2020 and appeared in the Peauxdunque Review. Other poems have appeared in Painted Bride Quarterly, Fairy Tale Review, and a wide array of journals and anthologies. In addition to writing and publishing, their work often engages with interdisciplinary collaboration. They are currently working with visual artists Norah Lovell and Lee Deigaard on Birding in America: An Augury, an ongoing investigation into the way we look to birds for meaning during difficult times, which first appeared as an installation at Staple Goods in Spring 2021. In 2015, they co-translated and produced an adaptation of Euripides’ Bakkhai at the Marigny Opera House. They also teach interdisciplinary humanities at Tulane University and also co-organize The Waves Reading Series, which showcases the voices of LGBTQ+ writers.

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