Lizzy Petersen

Lizzy Peterson

Lizzy Petersen has worked in non-profit management for the last three years, focused primarily in funding the arts and arts-education. She is also a dedicated educator, teaching undergraduate writing classes for the last six years, first at Purdue University—where she received her M.F.A. in Poetry—and later at Fontbonne University. She also funded, coordinated, and taught writing workshop programs for at-risk St. Louis students at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, North Campus’ Sanctuary, and Gateway180 Homeless Shelter, among other partners.