Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins holds a MFA in Painting, and is a writer and artist who currently serves as Faculty at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI.  Her paintings have been exhibited regionally and nationally, including the former Rogue Space in New York City, NY, and The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art in Los Angeles, CA. Her story Where I Fell in Love was featured on the Story Gathering Podcast.  She is married to the handsome and strong Bradford, and is step-mother of one and mother of two naughty and smart kids.