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Elizabeth Jewett Becker is a writer and registered nurse. Her Pushcart Prize–nominated essay, "Report", was awarded the 2018 Crazyhorse Prize in Nonfiction, and she was also a nonfiction finalist for the Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editor's Prize in 2019. She is a columnist for Richmond Magazine and has worked as a correspondent for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Her work has appeared on national sites including Motherwell, Scary Mommy, Motherly, and Mothers Always Write. She received a degree in Creative Writing from the College of Charleston in 2008 before earning a bachelor's degree in nursing in 2013. She is represented by Jessica Felleman of Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency and is currently working on her first novel. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband and three young children.
Winning Entry: Manny
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2022, First Prize