Madame Karamazov Presents :

The Fictions of Elizabeth Frankie Rollins



Elizabeth Rollins currently teaches writing at Pima Community College (Desert Vista Campus), as well as fiction workshops at the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

In May of 2012, Rolins moderated a Poetry Off the Page panel at the University of Arizona Poetry Center on "Writing the Body."

In October 2011, Rollins appeared on a panel with Danielle Vogel presenting "Transgressing Narrative: Rituals at the Divinatory Seam --" at the 2011 &Now Festival of New Writing: Tomorrowland Forever!  UC San Diego in October, 2011.

In March 2011, at the Tucson Festival of Books, she participated on a panel entitled “The Writing Life: Making Time When You Have None” with poets/teachers Laynie Browne and Eric Magrane.

Madame Karamazov's teaching began in 2000, conducting writing courses at community colleges in NJ and PA.  She developed and began a series of writing workshops for adults in Collingswood, NJ, which ran for nine years.  As a teaching artist, she taught creative writing workshops for NJ Writer's Project in schools around the state, and co-taught with visual artists in the Visual Poetry program run by Rutgers-Camden.  Since moving to Tucson, she’s been teaching writing at Pima Community College, The University of Arizona, and Casa Libre en la Solana.

Through her affiliation with Corvid Writers, she has mentored and edited multiple manuscripts, with a special focus on visionary and structural assistance with projects.

Tucson’s Emily Dickinson Big Read Workshop featuring Frankie on NPR