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Liz Latty is a writer, educator, consultant, and domestic adoptee 15 years post-reunion. She is the founder of the adoption news blog, An Open Record (www.anopenrecord.com), and Open Record Consulting (www.openrecordconsulting.com), where she offers adoptee-centric, trauma-informed support and education services with a social justice framework to prospective and existing adoptive families, as well as professionals who work with adopted and fostered youth.Liz is the author of the chapbook Split (Unthinkable Creatures Press, 2012) and her writing can be found or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, make/shift magazine, The Feminist Wire, HOLD: a journal, and the anthology We Don't Need Another Wave: Dispatches from the Next Generation of Feminists, among others. She is a Lambda Literary Fellow and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best American Essays, and the Jackson, Phelan, and Tanenbaum Literary Awards from the San Francisco Foundation. Liz earned an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College and has presented work at readings and conferences across the country, including The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center, the Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture, and the upcoming American Adoption Confernce in April. She currently lives in Brooklyn and is working on a memoir. You can find more of her writing at www.liz-latty.com and follow her on Twitter at @lizlatty.