Elizabeth Austin


Newtown, PA 18940

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Austin is a poet, photographer, and visual artist. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work has appeared in the Schuylkill Valley Journal, Foliate Oak, Driftwood Press, Anti-Heroin Chic, 3Elements ReviewSybil, and PANK, among others. She currently lives outside of Philadelphia with her two children. Find her on Instagram at @elizabethbeingqueen.

Publications & Prizes

Journals: ,
Anti-Heroin Chic
Arts Across Kentucky
Foliate Oak
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See Spot Run
Prizes won: 

2019 Finalist for Main Street Voices contest, 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

Favorite authors: 
Rebecca Solnit, James Baldwin, Roxane Gay, Neil Gaiman, Patti Smith, Stephen King
What I'm reading now: 
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham, For All We Know by Ciaran Carson, Life On Mars by Tracy K Smith, For Other Ghosts by Donald Quist, Don't Explain by Betsy Sholl

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Newtown, PA
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Last update: Jun 13, 2019