Workshops & Retreats

Elizabeth Jacobson

Elizabeth Jacobson is the author of a chapbook, A Brown Stone (Dancing Girl Press), and a full-length collection, Her Knees Pulled In (Tres Chicas Books). She is the founding director of the WingSpan Poetry Project which conducts poetry classes at local shelters. In 2015 WingSpan received a Community Partnership Award from the Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families. Elizabeth has been teaching writing for over 28 years at colleges and elementary schools, in New York, New Mexico, and Florida. She has been a teaching artist for ArtWorks in Santa Fe, conducted workshops for young women at risk from the Pinon Hills facility and has taught poetry classes at The Youth Development Program for men through Upaya’s Prison Project, in New Mexico. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in many print and on-line publications, most recently American Poetry Review, Orion Magazine, Hinchas de Poesia, and Plume. She is the recipient of the Mountain West Writers’ Award from Western Humanities Review, The Jim Sagel Prize for Poetry from Puerto del Sol, a grant from New Mexico Literary Arts and an MFA from Columbia University. This fall she will be teaching Memoir and Personal Essay at the Santa Fe Community College. Please visit her website at

Elizabeth Jacobson

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