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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Author Events

Wednesday 16th February, 19:00

Join us in the warmth of El Rincon for a monthly poetry evening. There will be a featured poet each month and open mic slots, with MCs  Lizzie Rascal and Bobi Notlaw, otherwise known as The Spoke poets Elizabeth Parker and Robert Walton. The very first 'Under The Red Guitar' will feature the glorious Helen Sheppard. ‘A gem of the Bristol poetry scene,’ brings who experiences and language to sparkling life on the page and in performance. Elizabeth Parkers debut collection, In Her Shambles, is available from Seren. Tickets must be bought in advance. For safety, audience number will be...

Sunday 6th February, 17:00 to 19:30

Join poetry group The Spoke for a FREE warming winter evening of poetry. The Spoke poets Elizabeth Parker, Claire Williamson and Robert Walton will be reading from their Seren collections, as well as a range of new work. There will also be an open mic, so you can share your own poetry in the welcoming ambience of this gorgeous cafe. Hot beverages and cakes will be available. If you’d like to book an open mic slot, please email Elizabeth Parker at lizzieitaly@hotmail.co.uk. Limited slots available. Book your free tickets at www.eventbrite.co.uk and keep up to date on Facebook.