Elisabeth Stevens

Elisabeth Stevens

Meet Elisabeth Goss Stevens

The writer-artist-critic Elisabeth Goss Stevens was born in Rome, NY and now lives and works in Sarasota, FL. She is the author of twenty-two books of fiction, poetry and drama, and she also writes film, drama, art and book reviews for newspapers, magazines and the Sarasota internet radio station Radio SRQ.com.

A graphic artist, she creates etchings, linocuts, ink drawings, silverpoints and illustrations for her own books and for periodicals. Represented by Stakenborg Fine Art of Sarasota, she has exhibited in New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Sarasota and throughout the country and is a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA) and the New York Society of Etchers.

A former art and architecture critic of The Baltimore Sun, she is also a former art critic of The Wall Street Journal, The Trenton Times and The Washington Post. Her free lance articles have appeared in Art News, Art in America, The New Republic, The Atlantic, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Mademoiselle, Life, The Sarasota Herald Tribune and many other publications.

A graduate of Wellesley College, Stevens holds a M.A. with High Honors in Modern Literature from Columbia University. She has also studied at The Art Students League, The New School for Social Research, The Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, The Princeton New Jersey Art Association and Sarasota’s Ringling School of Art and Design.