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

Thursday 18th November, 19:00 to 21:00

In this online workshop with Elizabeth Parker, you will explore exciting poems and experiment with structure, form and language in your writing as you create new work. In this session you will investigate the effects of refrains, exploring examples of villanelle and creating poems that make use of the repeated line. Some students may wish to attempt a villanelle. Focus poems:Jonathan Edwards ‘The Death Of Doc Emmett Brown In Back To The Future’Elizabeth Bishop ‘One Art’ £12 for 1 two hour session. Please contact Elizabeth Parker to book your place in advance: lizzieitaly@hotmail.co.uk / 07976...

Thursday 21st October, 19:00 to 21:00

In this online workshop with Elizabeth Parker, you will explore exciting poems and experiment with structure, form and language in your writing as you create new work. In this session you will play with the effects of repeated words and phrases in your work, as well as the use of white space, line length and layout.  Focus poems:Dom Bury ‘The Opened Field’W.S Merwin ‘The Present’ £12 for 1 two hour session. Please contact Elizabeth Parker to book your place in advance: lizzieitaly@hotmail.co.uk / 07976 090342  Find details of sessions one and three here.