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Liz Abarms-Morley

Liz received an MSW from University of Wisconsin Madison and an MFA in Writing with a Poetry Concentration from Vermont College. She is the author of Learning to Calculate the Half Life, a full-length poetry collection (Zinka Press, 2001) and the chapbook, What Winter Reveals (Plan B Press, 2005), has co-authored two limited edition artists' books, and is in the process of co-authoring two textbooks and completing a second full-length collection of poetry. Her poems and short stories have been widely published in nationally distributed journals and anthologies and both poetry and prose have been featured on NPR. She is a recipient of three grants from the Ragdale Foundation and two Special Opportunity Stipends from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. In addition to teaching at Rosemont, Liz co-founded and runs an on-line writing workshop, Around the Block Writers Collaborative, and serves as an artist in education in Pennsylvania schools. She frequently reads her work in reading series at a variety of venues in the Philadelphia region.