Elizabeth Parker

Elizabeth Parker grew up in the Forest of Dean, attended Monmouth Comprehensive School in Wales and currently lives on the harbour in Bristol. She has a BA First Class Hons in English Literature and Creative Writing from Warwick University, an MA in Mythology from Bristol and also has a PGCE in English Secondary Teaching. She has published widely in magazines and has a poetry pamphlet, Antinopolis. She has won and been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Bridport, Melita Hume, Troubadour International, and Gregory O’Donoghue awards. Parker is also a member of ‘The Spoke’ Bristol poetry group who perform their work at festivals and events. In Her Shambles is her debut poetry collection (publishing April 2018)

 

 

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Tuesday 17th August, 11:00
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The Cheltenham Poetry Festival is delighted to offer Free Verse – a free on-line monthly poetry workshop in which you will work with a different poet-tutor each month to craft new poems – and then receive feedback on your work. The topic is Poems For Change and you will explore impactful poems that deal with serious issues: pieces that will inspire you as you create poems that express our opinions and concerns.The August tutor is Elizabeth Parker who has won and been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Bridport, Melita Hume, Troubadour International, and Gregory O’Donoghue awards...

Monday 19th July, 13:00
ONLINE

Cheltenham Poetry Festival are delighted to host a reading by Elizabeth Parker and Frank McMahon plus open mic. There will be a number of two-minute open mic slots available, including a number of slots reserved for poets who have not read at a Cheltenham Poetry Festival open mic before. To sign up choose an open mic ticket.  Elizabeth Parker has won and been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Bridport, Melita Hume, Troubadour International, and Gregory O’Donoghue awards. Her debut collection In Her Shambles (Seren 2018) was described as Wonderfully lucid and economical......

Thursday 8th July, 19:30

Live poetry and music – yes, in person, with real human performers who are not on a screen! – is alive and well and kicking off in Weston-super-Mare at 7.30pm on Thursday 8 July in the magical setting of the Old Town Quarry in Weston. The mighty Theatre Orchard's SPOKEASY Poetry and Music Night will feature the wonderful, powerful poetry of Seren poets, The Spoke – Abeer Ameer, Elizabeth Parker, Claire Williamson and Robert Walton – plus acoustic sets from singer-songwriter, Mark Ely, frontman for fabulous rock-soul band, Eastertown. Tickets £5, available via: www.theatreorchard.org.uk/events...