Nebraska Authors

Elizabeth Olson Goldring

AKA: Zib

Born 1945 Forest City, IA (USA)

Places Lived

Forest City, IA
Lincoln, NE
Groton, MA
Northampton, MA
Cambridge, MA
Dusseldorf, GERMANY

Author Of

  • Poetry


Poetry; Architecture; Vision Loss


High School Diploma, 1963, Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1967, Smith College, Northampton, MA
Master of Arts Degree, Smith College, Northampton, MA
Master of Arts Degree and Master of Education Degree, 1977, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Museum Exhibits Developer
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Lecturer, Architecture Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Fellow of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Places Worked

Architecture Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


National Library of Poetry, Editor's Choice Award, 1996
National Endowment for the Arts, Artist of the Month, 1997
Charlotte Moorman Fellowship, MIT, 1997
Outstanding Achievement Alumnus Award, Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, NE, 1997


College Art Association
International Society of Poets
American Academy of Poets
European Academy for Arts, Sciences and Humanities


The Inner Eye: From the Inside Out. 1988. (documentary )
Laser Treatment. 1983.
Without Warning. 1995.

Poems published in many periodicals, including:

"Portfolio” in Prairie Schooner, March 2001

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