MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)2017
Born in Washington, D.C., Elizabeth Hazen studied English litetature at Yale, then poetry as a graduate student in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. After graduating with her MA, she remained in the Baltimore area, where she currently lives with her son. A poet and essayist, Hazen's work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2013, Southwest Review, The Threepenny Review, The Normal School, and other journals. She teaches seventh and eighth grade English at Calvert School in Baltimore. Alan Squire Publishing released her first book, Chaos Theories, in April 2016.