Elizabeth Farren

Elizabeth teaches creative writing at John Cabot and Loyola Chicago Universities. Prior to this, she taught literature, composition, and creative writing at Keiser University, where she also headed their online writing lab. She is deeply passionate about reading, music, art, imagination, human rights, feminism, equal justice, and integrity.

Teaching Philosophy & Approach:

At present, I am interested in English language modern and contemporary writing, and I particularly enjoy reading and studying the work of writers such as Denis Johnson, Patricia Lockwood, Mohsin Hamid, Junot Diaz, Sharon Olds, Joan Didion, Toni Morrison, Lydia Davis, Andre Aciman, Emma Donoghue, and many others.

Teaching Level:
  • High School
Teaching Type:
  • Tutoring
  • Learning Coach
  • Full-Semester Classes
  • Full-Year Classes
  • Partial Year Classes (Mini Courses)
Teaching Subjects:
  • Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Comprehension and Grammar