Hourlong interview with 100 Project Managers on product as a distribution model for storytelling, the art of faking it till you make it, how content really gets made, and the pros and cons of insourcing content production.

“If a writer can incite that much emotion in her audience for months? years? How great is that?” -Imitation Objects

Interview for Self-Evident Truths, an LGBTQ photography project sponsored in part by the Human Rights Campaign

“We assure you her written voice is powerful, sharp, and a must-read across the board.” –Bib & Tuck

With more than a decade of formal experience in cultural journalism and editorial strategy, Liz is radically fluent in aesthetic observation and conceptual narrative. 

Originally from Chicago, she's settled in Los Angeles, where she moved from Brooklyn to spearhead VICE's first West Coast Editorial office.

When not on a project, she's writing under her own byline for national publications and screen. She also occasionally plays the sax.

Shut Eye (Hulu); New Deep South, We Are Not Alone, Off Hollywood (The Front); Be Here Nowish (web series); Rogue Moments series (Washington Post/Jaguar); Seeker series (Saucony); We Can Do It

Essays published in Reading Pop Culture, Second Edition (university textbook for Bedford/St. Martin’s); Rookie Yearbook One (Tavi Gevinson’s first best-of compendium, from Razorbill); The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing (Curbside Splendor)

Select Publications
VICEFlauntBullettRookieNylonInventoryANP QuarterlyNew York magazine, The Pitchfork Review, The FaderxoJaneChicago ReaderArtSlantHuck.

Select Clients
Rockefeller Foundation, Nike, Jaguar, B Team, Lululemon, Reebok, Nasty Gal, Saucony, A Hundred Years, Honest Company, Influence, Funkhaus, Rock in Rio USA, Virtue, Aritzia, Hornitos Tequila, Warner Bros., The Made In America Project, Lowe's Home Improvement, Purple Milk, One Fine Stay, Andrea Maack fragrance. Much of this work is created under sensitive conditions. Please contact for more information.

Staff Positions/Experience
Shut Eye (Hulu): Writers' Assistant
The Front: Editorial Director & Producer
VICE: West Coast Editor, Online Editor
ReadyMade: Digital Director
xoJane: New Agey Editor

Hint: Beauty Editor
Chicago Reader: Staff Writer
Las Vegas Weekly: Staff Writer


Full professional breakdown  via LinkedIn.

Contact here.


@climaxintl (Instagram)
@lizzyarmstrong (Twitter)