Elizabeth Austin

Newtown, PA 18940

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Austin is a Pushcart-nominated poet, photographer, and visual artist. She is currently a graduate student in Creative Writing at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work has appeared in the Schuylkill Valley Journal, See Spot Run, Foliate Oak, and Driftwood Press, and has been featured in a collaborative exhibit with photographer Sarah Jane Sanders at the Norton Center for the Arts. She was first runner up for Bucks County Poet Laureate 2014 and a finalist in 2016. She currently lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania with her two children. Follow her on Instagram: @elizabethbeingqueen, or visit her website (http://elizabethaustinpoet.weebly.com) for more of her work.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Arts Across Kentucky, Driftwood, Foliate Oak, Schuylkill Valley Journal, See Spot Run
Prizes Won: 
Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2016 Finalist for Bucks County Poet Laureate, 2016 1st runner up for Main Street Voices contest, 2016 1st runner up for Bucks County Poet Laureate, 2014 1st runner up, Delaware Valley College Writer's Conference, 2014 Winner of the Souderton Arts Award, 2013 Winner of the Penland Poetry prize, 2013 Winner of the Stan Heim Award for Poetry, 2013

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
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For All We Know by Ciaran Carson
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Life On Mars by Tracy K Smith
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Harbors by Donald Quist
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Don't Explain by Betsy Sholl

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Norwalk
Raised in: 
Newtown, PA
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Last updated: Nov 30, 2016