Elizabeth McCaslin was born Elizabeth Dorothy Johnson in David City, Nebraska but grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She attended college at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. After marriage, she and her husband John McCaslin settled in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, raising their three daughters – Elizabeth Biese, Cathy, and Susan. In 1980, she received her B.A. in Counseling from Alvernia College in Reading, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth and her husband now live in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Elizabeth has written poetry and fiction for many years. She previously published a collection of her poetry entitled First Came The Night.
She hosted her own radio show "Women are Wonderful" on WPAZ 1370 AM. She has worked as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. She volunteers prodigiously in Beaufort and in its surroundings.
A longtime activist and addiction counselor, she has worked diligently to raise the status of both men and women. She fully understands how some patterns can drag people toward destructive behaviors and how frequently those patterns are emulated and encouraged by others. As a result, Christ, Amy Lowell is truthful and oddly familiar as well as an enjoyable and thought-provoking novel.