Liz Blood is an essayist, journalist, and editor whose work focuses on place, memory, contemporary art, and social justice. Her work has appeared in HuffPost, Sierra, Oklahoma Today, AWP Writer’s Chronicle, Hunger Mountain, The Tulsa Voice, and elsewhere. She is the editor of Ekphrasis, a poetry and art column at Art Focus Oklahoma, contributing editor at Awst Press, former editor of The Tulsa Voice, and is an adjunct faculty member at The Red Earth MFA in Creative Writing program at Oklahoma City University, where she teaches fiction and nonfiction. Blood is a 2019 Tulsa Artist Fellow, a 2018-19 Oklahoma Art Writing and Curatorial Fellow, and a 2018-19 Oklahoma Center for Humanities fellow. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BA in English from Westminster College. She is currently working on a collection of essays.