Ms. Elizabeth Mosier

Pennsylvania, United States

Member Since: 10/11/2011

Elizabeth Mosier logged 1,000 volunteer hours processing colonial-era artifacts at Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park Archeology Laboratory to write Excavating Memory: Archaeology and Home (New Rivers Press, 2019). A graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, her nonfiction has been selected as notable in Best American Essays, and appears in journals and newspapers including CleaverCreative NonfictionThe Philadelphia Inquirer, and Poets and Writers. She writes the “Intersections” column for the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin.




Twitter Username: @emosier


  • The Playgroup , Gemma Open Door (September 1, 2011)
  • My Life As a Girl , Random House (May 1, 1999)


  • Fiction Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts(1994)
  • Discipline Winner in Fiction, Pew Fellowships in the Arts(1994)
  • Discipline Winner in Fiction, Pew Fellowship in the Arts(1995)
  • Breadloaf Waiter Scholarship(1993)
  • Millay Colony for the Arts Residency(2015)
  • Writer's Grant, Vermont Studio Center Residency(2018)


  • Lecturer in Creative Writing at Bryn Mawr College (January 1996 - January 2014)
  • Director, Writing for College Program at Bryn Mawr College (June 1994 - June 2000)
  • Director of Admissions Publications at Bryn Mawr College (January 1997 - January 2000)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Warren Wilson College (July 1991)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College (May 1984)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature