Elizabeth Johnston’s scholarly and creative works focus on representations of women in literature and popular culture, paying particular attention to images of female rivalry, the maternal body, and the voices of mythic women. Her creative works have been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and a Best of the Net award, and her academic essays have appeared in a number of edited anthologies and peer-reviewed journals, most recently in The Atlantic (November 2016) and Mythology and Modern Women Poets (MacFarland, 2016). She teaches writing, literature, and gender studies in Rochester, NY, and facilitates writing workshops for both survivors of sexual assault and breast cancer. In 2014, she won the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. In May 2017, she will visit St. Petersburg University in St. Petersburg, Russia, as a guest lecturer. To see a complete list of her publications, use the drop down menu.