Liz Gerber

District of Columbia, United States


Liz Gerber is a Development Associate for Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. Before joining Americans for the Arts, Liz was the advertising manager at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). She also worked on development and fundraising for George Mason University's annual literary festival, Fall for the Book, and held an internship in the Library of Congress's Poetry & Literature Center, home of the U.S. Poet Laureate. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing (with a focus in poetry) and an Arts Management Graduate Certificate at George Mason University. Her poems have recently appeared in Crab Orchard Review, The Greensboro Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, RHINO, and elsewhere. She competed in track and cross country at the college level, completed a half marathon in 2009, and hopes to run a marathon some day. She lives in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, DC.


  • Advertising Manager at AWP (April 2009 - October 2012)
  • Development Associate at Americans for the Arts (October 2012 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Mary Washington (May 2007)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Poetry from George Mason University (December 2012)
  • Master of Arts in Arts Management from George Mason University

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