Lizette Wanzer

Art Discipline: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 12, 2008 to May 23, 2008

Lizette Wanzer is a native New Yorker currently residing in San Francisco. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Tampa Review, Pleiades, West Wind Review, Philament, Iris: A Journal About Women, Apalachee Review, Bryant Literary Review, artisan, a journal of craft, Curious Rooms and AIM Magazine. One story is due out in a collection entitled Gender On Our Minds. Poems are forthcoming in Poetry Motel and Small Brushes. She is a winner in the southeast region's 2005 Porter Fleming Writing Competition, in the short fiction category. She was named a 2004 Fulbright Finalist for an Australian-based fiction proposal, and was a 2004 finalist in the National League of American Pen Women's literature grant competition. In 2003 she won $1000 in a National Scholarship essay contest sponsored by the Mensa Education and Research Foundation. In 2001, she was a writer-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center. Ms. Wanzer presented work at the Malappropriation Nation conference in Riverside, CA in April 2007, Sigma Tau Delta convention in Portland, OR in March 2006, and at the College English Association Conference in Austin, TX in April 2006. She will also present at the Popular Culture Conference in San Francisco in March 2008. Ms. Wanzer is listed in Poets & Writers' Directory of Writers.