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Elizabeth Marie Foxwell, American editor, writer. Recipient 2d prize in play contest New Jersey Center for the Performing Arts, 1981, honorable mention in writing contest Interlochen Arts Academy, 1981, 1st prize Cape Fear (North Carolina) Crime Festival Short Story Contest, 2003, Agatha award for Best Short Story, 2004, George N. Dove award Detective/Mystery Caucus, Popular Culture Association, 2006. Member of Authors Guild.


Foxwell, Elizabeth Marie was born on August 30, 1963 in Somerville, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of James Adolph and Rita Ann (Drohan) Foxwell.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Maryland, 1985. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies with distinction, Georgetown University, 1990.


Coordinator publications international student exchange program Georgetown University, Washington, 1987-1991. Editor American Association Colleges for Teacher Education, 1992-1997, director publications and marketing, 1994-1997. Publications manager Society for American Archaeology, 1998-2000.

Publications director section international law and practice American Bar Association, 2000—2002. Managing editor Heldref Publications, 2001—2008. Board directors Malice Domestic, Bethesda, Maryland, publicity liaison, 1988-1994, vice-chair, 1993-1995, chair, 1995-1997.

Presenter Vera Brittain Centenary Conference, 1993, Popular Culture Association Conference, 1995-1996, editorial coordinator Council Social Work Education, since 2009, editor McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction Series, since 2008.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: The Robert B. Parker Companion, 2005. Editor: The Usual Suspects, 1992-1995, The 3rd Degree, 2003-2004, The Sunken Sailor, 2004. Consultant editor: MysteryScene, since 2000.

      Co-editor: (anthologies) Malice Domestic 5, 1996, Malice Domestic 6, 1997. Editor: Malice Domestic 7, 1998, Malice Domestic 8, 1999, Malice Domestic 9, 2000, Malice Domestic 10, 2001. Co-editor: Murder, They Wrote I, 1997, Murder, They Wrote II, 1998, More Murder, They Wrote, 1999.

      Editor (in-chief): The Armchair Detective, 1997-1998. Producer, host It's a Mystery, WEBR, Fairfax, Virginia, 2005-2007, contributor (short stories) Crime Through Time II, 1998, Cat Crimes Through Time, 1999, Crime Through Time III, Crafty Cat Crimes, 2000, Blood on Their Hands, 2003, Chesapeake Crimes, 2004. Contributor: short stories World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories V, 2004.

      Contributor (short stories) Chesapeake Crimes II, 2006. Contributor: short stories Death Dines In, 2004. Managing editor CLUES: A Journal of Detection, since 2004, staff editor Catholic History Review, since 2008.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Authors Guild.


James Adolph Foxwell

Rita Ann (Drohan) Foxwell