My name is Lizzie Goldsmith, and I am a writer and audio producer with an M.A. from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications (’19). I grew up listening to radio dramas instead of watching TV, and so fell in love with that medium of storytelling.
At both Taylor University and at Newhouse, I created fiction and nonfiction audio as well as video productions, including radio dramas, podcasts, short films, and interview features. As a former radio host and producer, and an aspiring voiceover artist, I am passionate about telling nuanced stories of faith and spirituality, love and loss, humor and pathos.
This blog, a reflective exploration of spirituality and life experiences, of journey and discovery, was originally called “The Bends in the Road” after this quote from L.M. Montgomery’s classic novel Anne of Green Gables:
“When I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend…”