Follow Elizabeth on Twitter @elizabethgowing, or find her on Facebook. You can also contact her at and find out more about her writing and work in Kosovo at

Elizabeth is one of the co-founders of The Ideas Partnership charity, and on Facebook as Theideaspartner Ship

John McCarthy talks to Elizabeth on the BBC Radio 4 programme Saturday Live - listen here

Elizabeth gives regular talks around the country to branches of the University of the Third Age (U3A), English Speaking Union, NADFAS, WI and the National Women's Register, schools and Rotary Clubs. If you would like Elizabeth as a speaker at your school, university, discussion group, book group, women's group, library, bookshop or museum, get in touch!

Meanwhile, you can watch Elizabeth in a video produced with Land Rover in Albania's 'Accursed Mountains', read her prize-winning article in the Independent on Sunday about the community where her charity works in Kosovo or talking about the book on Albanian television