Elizabeth Gilpin is an actress, writer, and producer. She starred in and produced Life Boat, a short film directed by Lorraine Nicholson which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Live Action Short Film at AFI Fest and won the Audience Award at the Napa Valley Film Festival. Elizabeth also starred in Endings, Inc. and Guerra.
Gilpin’s first memoir, Stolen, is a gripping chronicle of psychological manipulation and abuse at a “therapeutic” boarding school for troubled teens and illustrates how one young woman fought to heal in the aftermath. A survivor herself, Gilpin is passionate about raising awareness and encouraging the narratives of survivors through storytelling.
She has spoken at the Represent Justice Ambassador Retreat and has hosted readings and Q&A’s with other authors around the country.