Elinor Brooks

Elinor BrooksElinor Brooks grew up in Edinburgh and now lives in Wiltshire where she teaches English and Creative Writing in a college of Further Education. Her poems have been shortlisted in competitions (including Battered Moons) and have appeared in magazines and anthologies, on the Big Screen, on fridge magnets and even on an adshel. As an active member of Swindon’s BlueGate Poets, Elinor has enjoyed being involved in collaborative projects with artists, actors and musicians. When not writing, she can be found in the pub playing the Oriental strategy board game Go.

Elinor’s poems have been published most recently in The Listening Walk (Bath Poetry Café Anthology) and online at And Other Poems ed Josephine Corcoran.

Elinor’s poem for The Other Side of Sleep, is Graffitiand for Liberty Tales, Wigtown Bay 1685

Elinor is one of six poets featured in Vindication

Elinor’s poem I am not Beautiful at Noon was performed at Noon at Blackheath, Ynys Mon, Carlisle and Aberdeen on 21st December 2018 and published in the Noon anthology.

Her poem for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019Woman from North India on Bostadh Beach will be performed at Maryport, and Peterhead, and published in the Time and Tide anthology.

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