About Elizabeth Hatmaker
Hatmaker teaches creative writing, cutural studies, film,
urban ethnography and urban education at Illinois State University.
She also serves as faculty advisor for ISU's arts journal Euphemism.
Her recent book Girl In Two Pieces (BlazeVOX 2010) explores
the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short-- a.k.a "The Black
Dahlia." Her work has been published in ACM, Bird
Dog, Epoch, Language and Learning Across the
Disciplines,Mandorla, Mipoesias, Mirage/Periodical,
Mississippi Review, and Social Espistemology and in Life
as We Show It: Writing on Film.
She is currently working on "OST," a collection of poems about sound technology and cult cinema.
Hatmaker lives in Normal, IL with
her husband Christopher Breu and her three cats Chester, Freddy,
and Irma Von Zimmer. In her spare time, Elizabeth listens to 60s
and 70s soundtrack music, reads true crime books, and watches problematic
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