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Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson is a writer and editor based in Baltimore, Maryland. For over two decades, she has written long-form, 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. Dickinson has served as a contributing and features editor with magazines such as 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 fiction and creative writing have been published widely in literary journals like The Southern Review, Passages North, TriQuarterly, The Little Patuxent Review, McSweeney’s, and PANK, and her work has been supported by fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Baker Fund, and the Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, among others. Dickinson has taught graduate-level courses on writing, editing, and the business of freelance journalism at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and Johns Hopkins University. You can learn more about her work at

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