Elizabeth (Beth) Tornes is a freelance writer and poet.
She has published three award-winning poetry collections, Between the Dog and the Wolf (2016) New Moon (2013) and Snowbound (2011). Her poems have been published widely in national journals and anthologies. She has also published a collection of Ojibwe oral histories, Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004). She earned a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Utah.
She has lived in Lac du Flambeau for the past 23 years, and recently retired from her job as a grant writer.