Elizabeth Beck is a writer, artist, and teacher who lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Summer Tour, published in 2020, is her debut work of fiction. She is the author of: Painted Daydreams: Collection of Ekphrastic Poems (Accents Publishing 2019), insignficant white girl (Evening Street Press 2013), and Interiors (Finishing Line Press 2013). Elizabeth achieved her B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati and her M.Ed. from Xavier University. She is an award-winning English and Art History teacher. During her time at Withrow High School, she founded The Tracks Literary Magazine. She is the proud recipient of an Artist Enrichment Grant through The Kentucky Foundation for Women. November 2011, Elizabeth founded The Teen Howl Poetry Series that serves the youth of Central Kentucky. In 2015, she founded the award-winning Leestown OUTLOUD Spoken Word group in her capacity as Drama and Creative Writing Teacher at Leestown Middle School. In between, Elizabeth and her husband, Kevin catch as many Phish shows as they can.