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Elizabeth Twiddy

Elizabeth Twiddy, American writer, educator. Recipient Shigley award, Pennsylvania State University, Department Biochemistry, 1995, Joyce Carol Oates award, 2005. Child care worker Children's Home Detroit, 2000—2001; teaching artist Partners Arts Education, Syracuse, 2005—2006; Member of Modern Language Association, Penn State Alumni Association, Association Writers and Writing Programs, Academy American Poets, Golden Key National Honor Society.

Background

  • Twiddy, Elizabeth was born on November 16, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Frances Elizabeth and William Twiddy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1996. Degree in English, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1996. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Poetry, Syracuse University, New York, 2005.

    Career

    • Laboratory researcher Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1997—2000. Visiting writing instructor Le Moyne College, Syracuse, since 2006. Poetry instructor Downtown Writer's Center, Syracuse, since 2005.

    Works

    • Author: (poems book) Zoo Animals in the Rain. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Child care worker Children's Home Detroit, 2000—2001. Teaching artist Partners Arts Education, Syracuse, 2005—2006. Member of Modern Language Association, Penn State Alumni Association, Association Writers and Writing Programs, Academy American Poets, Golden Key National Honor Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, photography, painting, walking, cooking.

    Connections

    • Life partner Edward Ruchalski.
    • father: Frances Elizabeth
    • mother: William Twiddy
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    Born November 16, 1973
    (age 43)
    Nationality
    • 1996
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1996
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 2005
      Syracuse University
    • 1997
      Laboratory researcher, Dartmouth Medical School
      Hanover, Jamaica
    • 2006
      visiting writing instructor, Le Moyne College
      Syracuse, New York, United States