Liz was born in Saskatchewan. She studied Drama and later Education  at the University of Regina, Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama (England), and University of Toronto.  After spending years acting and teaching English,
Drama and Music at the high school level, she began to write as well. The result is the Calli Barnow Series, along with some shorter literary and commercial works.
Liz lives in Toronto with her partner of many years.  She continues to teach and act when not writing.