Elizabeth Hanly is a bi-lingual writer/editor/educator who specializes in creative non-fiction. Her expertise is in Latin America and the Caribbean, human rights, religion and the arts. She is based in South Florida.
Hanly has brought home stories from war zones and refugee camps, from gold mines in Brazil and Peronist Party headquarters in Buenos Aires, from art studios in Havana. She has written on the joys of Fogal stockings and prides herself on finding Josephine Baker’s former hair-dresser in Havana. Hanly’s work has been published in the New York Times among several dozen newspapers and national magazines.
A professor of journalism and an Honors College Fellow at Florida International University, she has designed cultural, educational and human rights programs then written and received grants for those programs from the Ford Foundation among other organizations.