Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, Adjunct Faculty

Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson is a writer and editor based in Baltimore, Maryland. For over two decades, she has written longform, department, and cover stories for magazines, newspapers, and websites including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, and The New York Times Magazine, among many others. She has served as a contributing and features editor with several magazines, including Fast Company, Architect, Metropolis, Johns Hopkins Magazine, and Next City. From 2004 – 2007, Dickinson was the Editor-in-Chief of Urbanite magazine in Baltimore, and most recently she served as the editor of the Johns Hopkins Health Review, a consumer magazine focused on health, science, and technology. Her writing has been recognized by Best American Essays and The Society of Professional Journalists, among others.

In addition to journalism, Dickinson’s short stories and essays have been nominated for multiple Pushcart Prizes and in 2018 she was a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow for a work of nonfiction. Her writing has been supported with fellowships and residencies from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency, and Ragdale; and with grants from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Rubys Artist Grant, The Baker Fund, and the Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund.