Liz Friary is an Upper School English teacher and Dean of Students at Santa Fe Prep. A native of Western Massachusetts, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing at Trinity College and her master’s degree in Writing and the Teaching of Writing at Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. It was through Bread Loaf that Liz first came to New Mexico and began to explore the area’s landscape and culture, both through her own experiences and through the literature she was studying. She is thrilled to lead a class as they explore sense of place through literature, historical and cultural context, conversation, and a variety of striking and beautiful New Mexican locales.
Living the Book “In New Mexico, he always awoke a young man, not until he arose and began to shave did he realize that he was growing older. His first consciousness was a sense of the light dry wind blowing in through the windows, with the fragrance of hot sun and sage-brush and sweet clover;…