About

Liz McGehee is a full-time editor, writer, and poet based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the author of the forthcoming chapbook Louisiana Alchemy (dancing girl press, 2021) and Associate Poetry Editor of GASHER, a journal of literary and visual arts motivated by the discovery and celebration of both emerging and established authors that aims to provide a platform for ALL artists regardless of age, residency, race, or gender. A survivor of Hurricane Katrina, her creative work explores the trauma of natural disasters and womanhood through place and the New Orleans diaspora, appearing in literary journals such as New Delta Review, Cloud Rodeo, The Volta, The Thought Erotic, Pouch Magazine, Infection House, Up the River, and more. Additionally, she is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee and holds an MFA in creative writing/poetry from the University of Colorado Boulder. Currently, she works full time as a scientific editor and grants(wo)man on research centered around cures for COVID-19 and neurodegenerative diseases.