Elizabeth has written widely for magazines including Vogue, Oprah’s O, Redbook, Parents, Family Circle, More (including “Second Acts: Independent Women” , “Second Acts: The Queen-of-Cupcakes”, and “Second Acts: Freeing Your Inner Artist”) and Good Housekeeping (click here to read Refeathering My Nest and Don't Forget to Click Reply). Her essays, “Ask the Kids” about being an author in the digital age, “Eight Publishing Strategies for the Road” and “Alike in Dignity” about the pleasures and perils of personal writing appeared in The Writer. Her piece about getting married in the digital age, “With this Ringtone, I Thee Wed” ran on aarp.org.
She has written book reviews for The NY Times Book Review and The San Francisco Chronicle (click here to read reviews of The Center of the Universe by Nancy Bachrach, and Unfinished Desires by Gail Godwin). She was a Contributing Editor at Child for many years where her series, “Through the Eyes of a Child” was a finalist for a National Magazine Award.
Several of her essays are collected in recent anthologies. “Writing for the Cure” about the Wednesday Writers’ fundraising efforts for Bay Area breast care centers is included in Roar Softly and Carry A Great Lipstick (edited by Autumn Stephens) and also in The Social Cause Diet: Stories of Satisfying Acts of Service, edited by Gail Perry Johnston. For more information, http://www.cupolapress.com.
“I’d Marry You All Over Again” appears in The Secret Lives of Lawfully Wedded Wives (edited by Autumn Stephens). “Refeathering” about life after her sons left for college is part of Writin’ On Empty: Parents Reveal the Upside, Downside, and Everything In Between When Children Leave the Nest, edited by Joan Cehn, Risa Nye, and Julie Renalds. For more information, http://www.writinonempty.com.