Lyzette Wanzer

Lyzette Wanzer

San Francisco

Lyzette Wanzer's CV

San Francisco

Professional Experience

Parliamentarian
National Writers Union
For the NorCal Steering Committee: An expert in rules of order and the proper procedures for the conduct of meetings of deliberative assemblies.
Member & Instructor
The Writers grotto
The Writers Grotto is an affordable co-working space and creative community in downtown San Francisco. We’ve been around for 25 years, and our more than 100 members include writers of all stripes. We are always looking for serious storytellers to join us in the work.
Writing Instructor
Fremont Adult School
My workshop: Build Your Writer Platform: How To Get Noticed in the Bay Area Literary Community
Workshop Instructor
CounterPulse
My workshops: Establishing Your Literary Career; Get the Grant! for Creative Writers; How to Use LinkedIn to Increase Literary Success
Instructor
Grotto Pros: The Writers’ Toolkit: Six E
My Workshop: The Seven Habits of Highly Successful Writers
Panelist
Berkeley Public Library
Art of the Short Story. Learn from three award-winning authors the art of writing and publishing short fiction in today's competitive market, with Laurie Ann Doyle, Vanessa Hua, and Lyzette Wanzer.
Panelist & Presenter
San Francisco Writers Conference
Writing the Resistance: Authors As Activists panel; The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Writers * Building A LinkedIn Literary Profile * Earn Money and Time to Write: Literary Grants * How to Professionalize your Creative Writing Practice * Boost Your Writing Career *
Workshop Instructor
Mill Valley Public Library
My Workshop: The Business of Writing
Presenter
Dog Eared Books
Flash Fiction Collective Writers' Grotto. Dozens of stories in under 90 minutes from masters of the form!
Presenter & Panelist
Litquake
Litquake sparks critical conversations, and inspires writers and readers to celebrate the written word with diverse literary programming, interactive workshops, and a ten-day festival.
Member
National writers union
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Fiction Instructor
San francisco state university
Writing Sudden Fiction
Workshop Instructor
Writers.com
Building A Career As A Literary Artist

Grants & Awards

June, 2019
Individual Artist Commission/San Francisco Arts Commission/ San Francisco
Specific personal, artistic projects that, in turn, stimulate the creation and presentation of new works of art throughout the city’s neighborhoods. This grant category considers proposals for projects in alternating disciplines each year up to $20,000.
February, 2019
Creative Capacity Fund/Center for Cultural Innovation / San Francisco
Awards reimbursement funds to CA artists for professional development support.
June, 2017
Individual Artist Commission/San Francisco Arts Commission/ San Francisco
June, 2014
Residency Grant/Horned Dorset Colony Foundation/ Leonardsville
April, 2013
Individual Artist Commission/San Francisco Arts Commission/ San Francisco
August, 2012
Investing in Artists Grant/Center for Cultural Innovation/ San Francisco
Provided support to individual visual, craft, and literary artists in two categories: 1) for the acquisition of Artistic Equipment & Tools; and 2) for artistic innovation.
February, 2012
Quick Grant/Center for Cultural Innovation/ San Francisco
June, 2015
Affiliate Artist Program/Headlands Center for the Arts/ Sausalito
An immersive studio practice program awarded to approximately 20 Bay Area artists, writers, and designers annually.
July, 2016
Kay Snow Elizabeth Lyon Award/Willamette writers/ Portland
January, 2021
California Humanities for All Grant/California Humanities/ San Francisco
Funding to support small-scale public humanities programs and projects which take place within one year from the award date. Projects should be grounded in the humanities, show potential to provide high quality humanities learning experiences for participants and audiences.

Residencies

June, 2017
LEIGHTON ARTISTS STUDIOS/Banff Centre for the Arts/ Alberta
Independent residencies in the Leighton Artists Studios offer you the ability to delve into your work as a solitary, self-directed retreat, as well as the option to engage within the larger artists’ community at Banff Centre.
June, 2017
Writer-in-Residence/Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow/ Eureka Springs
In the privacy of separate, individual writing suites with bedroom, private bath, writing area, WiFi, a/c, mini-fridges and coffee makers, and with all meals provided, our residents write, and write, and write!
March, 2015
Artist-in-Residence/Virginia Center for the Creative Arts/ Amherst
The solitary time artists receive at VCCA allows them to focus on their work without interruptions. The few weeks that artists spend at VCCA often leads to more progress than they had made in the previous several months.
June, 2014
Writer-in-Residence/Horned Dorset Colony/ Leonardsville
Eligibilty is presently limited to artists, over the age of 21, who have demonstrated exceptional talent in the fields of ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, CREATIVE WRITING, CREATIVE WRITING TRANSLATION, MUSICAL COMPOSITION, or VISUAL ARTS.
February, 2014
Writer-in-Residence/Playa Summer Lake/ Paisley
PLAYA supports independent individuals by giving them time and space to focus on their creative work and personal process. While at PLAYA, residents comprise a cohort that depends on the respect and good intentions of all for a positive experience.
April, 2008
Artist Residency/Kimmel Harding Center for the Arts/ Nebraska City
Awards up to seventy juried residencies per year to established and emerging visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world. Residencies are available for 2 to 8 weeks.
June, 2001
Writer-in-Residence/Blue Mountain Center/ Blue Mountains
Offers month-long residency sessions. These sessions are open to creative and non-fiction writers, activists, and artists of all disciplines. Applications are reviewed by accomplished authors and artists who are particularly interested in fine work that evinces social and ecologi