Marie Elizabeth Oliver

Marie Elizabeth Oliver is an independent journalist based in Lafayette. She previously worked as an editor at The Washington Post and Better Homes & Gardens. Her work has also been published by Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, CNN, Parents, ElleDecor and Acadiana Profile.
Arts + Culture

Seen and Heard

A symposium celebrates the creative work of women and “unpacks” how Cajun and Creole culture have traditionally approached gender.

Read More
Arts + Culture

In Thanksgiving: chicken pies for the soul

As Thanksgiving approaches, my aunts and cousins have lovingly resurrected my grandmother’s recipes as best they can, creating a meal that represents gratitude and honors her legacy.

Read More
In Her Words

Last week, the semi-annual sartorial showcase known as New York Fashion Week, or #nyfw to those more digitally inclined, left a splattering of headlines in its wake. Beyond the predictable celebrity drama and season’s must-haves (hold on to your prairie dresses), the biggest cultural moments stemmed from who walked the runway — not just what they wore.

Read More