Elsbeth Pancrazi


Elsbeth Pancrazi (she/her) is the Director of Development at Center for Book Arts.

Pancrazi has been working in the New York arts and culture sector for a decade with a focus on institutional giving and strategy: recently at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Poetry Society of America.

Besides her work as a fundraiser, she is a poet, an artist, a reader, a gardener, and a lover of museums.

Her first book of poetry, Full Body Pleasure Suit (Tavern Books, 2017), is a dystopian love story.

Her writing has been featured in two artist books, The Valley (Z’roah Press, 2019) and Take What You Need, a collaboration with photographer Carlotta Guerra.

You can reach Pancrazi at elsbeth@centerforbookarts.org.