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 7th August, 14:00
Coleford, Forest of Dean

Elizabeth Parker, whose debut collection of poems In Her Shambles was published by Seren in 2018, is hosting a wonderful free music and poetry event  in her parents' garden nursery in the heart of the Forest of Dean. The event is the launch of composer  Justin Nicholl's new jazz symphony Wye Valley Seasons which celebrates the seasons in the Wye Valley. Justin will be accompanied by musicians and a choir. During interludes in the music, four Forest of Dean poets, including Elizabeth, will be reading poems connected to the seasons, nature and The Wye Valley. There will be two performances, at...