Lyz’s writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book God Land is out August 1, 2019, through Indiana University Press. Her second book Belabored, is due out from Bold Type Books in Spring of 2020. Lyz’s essay “All the Angry Women” was also included in the anthology Not that Bad edited by Roxane Gay. Lyz received her MFA in creative writing from Lesley University. She lives in Iowa with her two kids and two cats and is a contributing writer to the Columbia Journalism Review.
Lyz has taught classes on pitching and the art of the essay at the Iowa Writer’s House, the Midwest Writing Conference, and Story Studio in Chicago. Because she is very bad at knitting, her hobby of choice is stand up comedy.
Email: If you want to send hate mail to Lyz, please just tweet it all to Elon Green, @elongreen. For other requests, you can get in touch with Lyz through email eclenz at gmail dot com.
Agent: Also, her agent is Anna Sproul Latimer at Ross Yoon. Email: anna at rossyoon dot com
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