Lizbeth Meredith is a writer based in Alaska with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in psychology. She has worked as a domestic violence advocate and a child abuse investigator, and with at-risk teens as a juvenile probation supervisor.
Her memoir, Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters is a cautionary tale of how domestic violence often escalates after victims choose to leave. It is a silver medalist for the 2017 IPPY Awards, Memoir/Personal Struggles category and a finalist in the International Book Awards and USA Best Book Awards for memoir. The e-book version has been a #1 Amazon bestseller in the Domestic Partner Abuse section.
Recent television appearances include Great Day Live! Louisville, Seattle King 5 News, WTVG 13 abc Toledo, and KTUU Anchorage. Lizbeth’s story was also featured in Reader’s Digest.
Lizbeth has published When Push Comes to Shove: How to Help When Someone You Love is Being Abused on Amazon, and is a contributor to A Girls’ Guide to Travelling Alone by Gemma Thompson. Other work has been published in Feminine Collective, The Sunlight Press, and Jane Freidman’s blog.
Lizbeth is proud to be the recipient of the Alaska Humanities Forum’s mini-grant and the Lin Halterman Award.
Bio photo by Jonas Banta, Alaska Teen Media Institute.