Elizabeth Hazen is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Shenandoah, Best American Poetry, Southwest Review, The Threepenny Review, The Normal School, and other journals. She has taught secondary school English for twenty years at independent schools in Baltimore. Chaos Theories,her first full-length poetry collection, was published in 2016. Her second collection, Girls Like Us, was published in 2020. She is currently working on her third collection, tentatively titled Better a Serpent.