Elizabeth Parker grew up in a garden nursery in the Forest of Dean and now lives in Bristol. She taught secondary English in comprehensive schools for eight years and is working on two novels based on her experiences. Her poetry has been published in various journals including Magma,The Stony Thursday Book, The Interpreter’s Houseand Agenda. Among others, she has been shortlisted for The Bridport Poetry Prize and The Gregory O’Donoghue Poetry Prize. She was a prizewinner in the 2016 Troubadour International Poetry Prize. Following her 2016 pamphlet, Antinopolis (published by Eyewear), Elizabeth’s first full collection, In Her Shambles, was published by Seren in April 2018.
Elizabeth’s poem for Dusk, Dusurah, was read at Bristol on December 21st 2017
Elizabeth’s poems for for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019 will be performed at Greenwich (Overlord with Declan and The Watchers) Clydebank, Greenwich, Maryport and Peterhead (The Watchers); and published in the Time and Tide anthology.