PUBLICATIONS

Books:

“The Homely Girl,” (excerpt) Immediate Fiction, St. Martin’s Press, 2002. [short story]

Mozart’s Little Fool, Blue Heron Books, 2003. [creative nonfiction chapbook-for children]


Short Works, Articles, Essays, Film and Book Reviews, Blog Posts (listed earliest to most recently published).

“Singing Cowboys,” Epworth Stories, (newsletter) 2003. [nonfiction article]

Beautiful Boxer,” Things Asian, July 2006. [film review]

The Beautiful Countries,” Things Asian, July 2006. [film review]

Surviving Childhood,” Things Asian, September 2006. [book review]

Remember Vietnam,” Things Asian, October 2006. [book review]

“The Writing of Iron Men: Connecting to the Past,” MFA Process Paper, Goddard College, GoddardNet: Program Resources - Examples of Excellent Student Writing for current MFA in Creative Writing students, 2007. [essay]

The Ocean in the Closet: A Review,”Things Asian, August 2007. [book review]

The Peace Bell,” Things Asian, August 2009. [book review]

All the Broken Pieces,” Things Asian, January 2010. [book review]

Talk Thai,” Things Asian, August 2010. [book review]

"On Raising a Daughter." Living Life as I See Fit. Guest blogger. July 2012. [Personal essay]

“Go Forth, Children and Make Music! Tips and Strategies for Parents of Gifted and Talented Children in Music,” Illinois Association for Gifted Children: Journal 2013, February 2013 [article]

“Review: Life Itself, Documentary Premiere at Sundance,” FilmOA Magazine, January 2014. [film review]

“Review: That Awkward Moment,” Cultjer Magazine, February 2014. [film review]

“Review: The Single Moms Club,” Cultjer Magazine, March 2014. [film review]

“On the Threshold: James Everett’s New Film,” Cultjer Magazine, April 2014. [article]

A Perfect Plan,” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

Rio 2,” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

The Motel Life,” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

“Yves Saint Laurent: A True Celebration of His Life and Art,” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

Snowpiercer: A Grim and Intense Ride into the Future,” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

Venus in Fur: Is This Art Imitating Life?” Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

Hellion: The Reality of Broken Dreams," Cultjer Magazine, Summer 2014. [film review]

Cutie and the Boxer,” Cultjer Magazine, December 2014. [article]

“Creating a Writing Community: Fostering Multiculturalism in the Gifted High School Creative Writing Classroom.” Illinois Association for Gifted Children: Journal 2015, February 2015. [article]

The Magician of Auschwitz by Kathy Kacer, illustrated by Gillian Newland – Review by Elizabeth Brown.” Nerdy Book Club, April 29, 2015. [book review-guest blogger]

"Never Too Young for Music: Tips for Parents and Teachers on Helping Very Young Gifted and Talented Children Reach Their Potential Through the Early Study of Music." Illinois Association for Gifted Children: Journal 2016, February 2016. [article]

"Tulip and Rex Write a Story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illustrated by Sarah Massini - Review by Elizabeth Brown." Nerdy Book Club, December 9, 2015. [book review]

"How Form Echoes Content in Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois. Book Look, Prairie Wind, Illinois SCBWI, Spring 2016. [article]

"Coyote Moon - Picture Book Perfection. Book Look, Prairie Wind. Illinois SCBWI, Fall 2016. [article]

"Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood and Duncan Tonatiuh - Review by Elizabeth Brown."Nerdy Book Club, December 7, 2016. [book review]

"Picture Book Biographies About Women Artists" Empowerment and Inspiration for Gifted and Talented Girls in the Arts."Illinois Association for Gifted Children: Journal 2017.  February 2017. [article]

Screenplays:

Iron Men, Genre: Drama
Top 15% Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship 2007, quarter finalist in Page International Screenwriting Awards 2007, and Scriptapolooza 2007.