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 30th May, 15:00

Bristol-based poet Elizabeth Parker will be showcasing her acclaimed debut collection, In Her Shambles (Seren 2018). Also performing will be Lantern Carrier, a charismatic regular on the London scene. Plus open-mic - sign up by 2.30pm.  £6/5 concessions. Open mic spots £4. For further information visit: www.dodomodernpoets.wordpress.com    

Monday 27th May, 20:30

Seren throws a poetry party at the Hay Festival featuring four new collections from supremely talented poets. Costa Award-winning Jonathan Edwards reads from Gen, a book of sharp yet beautifully warm and humane poems. Catherine Fisher’s  first collection in twenty years The Bramble King, includes poems on imaginary planets and princes, on the summer solstice, on drawing, on a glass shop – and a clockwork crow.  Rhiannon Hooson’s beautifully resonant first collection The Other City was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year. Elizabeth Parker’s In Her Shambles is a fantastic debut of spikey,...