Elizabeth Bruce

Fiction Writer

2814 5th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017-1301
(202) 529-3143

Author's Bio

DC-based Texan writer/actor Elizabeth Bruce’s debut novel, And Silent Left the Place, won Washington Writers’ Publishing House Prize, with distinctions from Texas Institute of Letters, ForeWord Magazine, SPD. Publications: Gargoyle-64, Firewords Quarterly, ‘Merica Magazine, Lines & Stars, Inklette, Olive Press, Pure Slush, Gravity Dancers, Long Short Story, Degenerate Literature, Washington Post; grants from DCCAH, Poets & Writers, McCarthey Dressman Educational Foundation. She co-founded Sanctuary Theatre with Michael Oliver & Jill Navarre; won Carpetbag Theatre’s Lucas Award; produced at Capital Fringe, Adventure & Sanctuary Theatres, Playwrights Forum. At CentroNía she leads a STEM Theatrical Journey Project for Young Children.

Publications & Prizes

Gargoyle 64 (Paycock Press, 2015)
Gravity Dancers (Paycock Press, 2009)
And Silent Left the Place (Washington Writers' Publishing House, 2007)
Bareback Magazine
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Pure Slush
Washington Post
Prizes won: 

Fiction Prize, Washington Writers' Publishing House
ForeWord Magazine, Bronze Prize, General Fiction, Book of the Year Award
Finalist, Steven Turner Award for Best Work of First Fiction, Texas Institute of Letters
Recommended by Small Press Distributors
Best Summer Reading, Montserrat Review
1st Place, Sheila’s Iron, WF Lucas Playwright Competition, Carpetbag Theatre, Knoxville, TN
Fellowship, McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation
Fellowships, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
Writer Grants, Readings & Workshops Program, Poets & Writers, Inc.

More Information

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Identifies as: 
White, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, Seniors, Teachers, Veterans
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La Marque, TX
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Last update: Jul 18, 2016