20140829 Libby, Mary and Kelly Author Photos_0243_becklund-Edit copyElizabeth Mosier is the author of The Playgroup (part of GemmaMedia’s “Open Door” series to promote adult literacy), a novel, My Life as a Girl (Random House), and numerous stories, articles, essays, and reviews.  Her work has appeared most recently in You Are Here: the Journal of Creative Geography, 1966: A Journal of Creative NonfictionThe Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, The HerStories “Voices” projectThe Dock: Hayden’s Ferry Review, Cleaver, Creative Nonfiction, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.  “Believers,” based on her seven years volunteering as a technician at Philadelphia’s Independence National Park Archaeology Laboratory, was selected as notable in The Best American Essays 2015. “The U-Curve,” her column on midlife, is regularly featured in the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, she has twice been named a discipline winner/fellowship finalist by the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, has received fellowships from The Millay Colony for the Arts and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and a work-study scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Her essay collection, The Pit and the Page: Memory, Archaeology, and Home, is forthcoming from New Rivers Press.