Elizabeth Brown is a children's book author, writer, film producer, and college teacher. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College as well as a Post-MFA Certificate in the Teaching of Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles where she was a TA to author Emily Rapp.
Ms. Brown teaches writing and the humanities at Saint Augustine College in Chicago as well as teaches creative writing for children K-12 at The Center for Gifted in the Chicagoland area. She has taught Screenwriting, Playwriting, Documentary Film Writing, and Writing Books for Children at Oakton Community College ALL and Evanston Township High School Adult and Continuing Education as well as other writing workshops. She currently serves as a judge for the Torrance Legacy Creative Writing Awards.
Additionally, Ms. Brown is a professional violinist who earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Violin Performance. She has taught violin and performed in orchestras around the United States and abroad.
Elizabeth's debut picture book DANCING THROUGH FIELDS OF COLOR: THE STORY OF HELEN FRANKENTHALER was published by Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 2019. She has other picture books to release soon after, including TWINKLE LITTLE STAR (Bloomsbury, 2022) and THE WORLD ENTIRE (Chronicle Books, 2022). Elizabeth Brown is a member of SCBWI and is represented by Sean McCarthy Literary Agency.