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- Writing for Kids While Raising Them
Pomelo Books’ fabulous A-Z poetry anthology THINGS WE FEEL, which includes Elizabeth’s poem “Restless,” is now on the 2023-24 PA Keystone to Reading List for PreK – K! 🎉❤️
Thank you to Black Bough Poetry for giving Elizabeth’s poem “Solstice Thirst” a radiant home in their light-filled Christmas-Winter 2022-23 anthology!
Many thanks to Rust & Moth for including Elizabeth’s poem “Now Do” in their exquisite Winter 2022 issue! 💚
Big thanks to the zesty, bite-sized HOOT Review for featuring Elizabeth’s poem “Citrus Solstice” in their 100th issue! 🍊💛
Much gratitude to Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong for including Elizabeth’s poem “Restless” in THINGS WE FEEL, a beautiful new A to Z poetry anthology from Pomelo Books, perfect for sparking conversations about emotions with kids ages 3-7, and as a mentor text for older students. 100% of profits will be donated to the IBBY Children in Crisis Fund. Details available here! ❤️🎊
Elizabeth’s poem “Man O’ War” is now aloft on the first anniversary flight of The Dirigible Balloon. Happy birthday to this wonderful children’s poetry bank! 🎉🎈
Sincere thanks to Christal Rice Cooper for interviewing Elizabeth about the making of her poem “Weights and Measures” for her fantastic Backstory of the Poem series!
Elizabeth’s children’s poems “Goodnight, Art” and “Curious Fishes” have taken flight aboard the marvelous Dirigible Balloon! Hop on to read here! 🎨🐠🎈
A big thank you to the fabulous Pomelo Books for selecting Elizabeth’s poem “Restless” for their forthcoming Pre-K poetry anthology Things We Feel! 🎉
Much gratitude to The Sunlight Press for giving a gorgeous home to Elizabeth’s photographs “Sky Gator” and “Miami Sunrise.”
Many thanks to the evocative Plum Tree Tavern for including Elizabeth’s poem “Droughtland Smoothie” in their newly released Best of Plum Tree Tavern 2016 to 2020.
Thank you to the 2022 Independent Press Awards for selecting Little Victory as a Distinguished Favorite in Social/Political Poetry! 🎉🦋
Gratitude also to the lovely Amethyst Review for hosting Elizabeth’s poem “Kristin in the Light Café.”
Thursday, January 27, 2022 @ 6:30PM PT. Zoom reading from Little Victory and How to Clean Your Eyes, hosted by the Ventura County Poetry Project and the E.P. Foster Library of Ventura, CA. Please check back for link.
Thank you to The Sunlight Press for accepting two of Elizabeth’s photographs for publication in their gorgeous journal!
Elizabeth’s poem “Flower Moon,” which appears in Black Bough Poetry’s Freedom-Rapture anthology and Little Victory, won second place in the California State Poetry Society’s Best of Your Best contest. It will be featured in upcoming CSPS publications. 🎉
Sincere thanks to author Sandra Nickel for inviting me to talk poetry and inspiration on her fabulous whatwason… blog!
Much gratitude to The Dirigible Balloon for inviting Elizabeth’s poems “Puppy Chase” and “Butter Ghost” aboard their delightful airship of children’s poetry!
Many thanks to The Poeming Pigeon for including Elizabeth’s poem “Bioluminescence” in their evocative, gorgeous anthology From Pandemic to Protest.
Elizabeth’s poetry chapbook How to Clean Your Eyes is now available from dancing girl press, and you can also email Elizabeth if you’d like a signed copy! 🎉🌿🎊
Elizabeth’s poetry chapbook Little Victory is now available from Finishing Line Press, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and elsewhere! 🎉🦋🎊
A big thank you to the fabulous VCFA Wild Things Blog for this fun interview celebrating publication of Little Victory!
Please join Elizabeth and special guest poet Laura Reece Hogan on Sunday, October 24th @ 4-4:30PM PT for a Zoom reading to celebrate the fall releases of Little Victory and How to Clean Your Eyes. RSVP here.
Many thanks to Claw & Blossom for giving Elizabeth’s poem “In Madison” a home among the exquisite pieces in their stunning new STRANGE issue, which has the world in it. Come by for a read!
With gratitude to the editors of Black Bough Poetry, Elizabeth’s poem “Flower Moon” appears in their gorgeous new Freedom-Rapture anthology.
You can now reserve your copy of Elizabeth’s chapbook Little Victory, now available for preorder from Finishing Line Press!🎉
Elizabeth’s poem “The House Knows” won third place in the California State Poetry Society’s May contest and will appear in upcoming CSPS publications.
With many thanks to the Ventura County Poetry Project, Elizabeth’s poem “Winter Bees” won second place in their 2021 Defining Moments Contest. First published in The Timberline Review, “Winter Bees” will be included in Little Victory, coming in October. 🎉🐝
Poetry news! Elizabeth’s chapbook Little Victory, a collection of poems about the planet, politics, and small things that spark big hope will release October 1st from Finishing Line Press. Please stay tuned for preorder information coming in June! 🦋🎉
Elizabeth’s story “Worms in Danger” is now out in SPIDER magazine! So much gratitude to SPIDER’s editors for giving it such a beautiful home, and to illustrator Agnés Ernoult for bringing it to life with the absolutely delightful illustrations!
Much gratitude to 100 word story for giving “A Tiger on the rue du Bac” a home on their evocative and entertaining site!
Thank you to Kissing Dynamite for hosting “Bloom” as a baker’s dozen feature poem in their stunning November 2020 issue.
Elizabeth’s story “Worms in Danger,” a humorous adventure starring a tiny worm with big dreams, has been scheduled to appear in the March 2021 issue of Spider!
Many thanks to Minerva Rising Press for including “hot spring” among the gorgeous pieces in The Keeping Room.
Gratitude to The Sunlight Press for hosting “Celestial Fixer” and “Early Flirts.”
With thanks to Hawk & Whippoorwill of Pen & Anvil Press, “West Coast Plover Power” appears in Poems for Plovers, a chapbook in their exquisite new animal series. Come enjoy the gorgeous praise songs for plovers, bats, cicadas, and salamanders here: http://penandanvil.com/hw/chapbooks/animals/
Elizabeth will join contributing poets reading from the new anthology Solo Novo 7/8: Psalms of Cinder and Silt in the Deane Chapel, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA. Please use the lower campus entrance off Cold Spring Road and park in Lot 15. Get directions
Elizabeth will join local poets at All Fall Down, a Climate Crisis Reading at Art City Gallery in Ventura, CA. Get directions
With thanks to Solo Press, “Unsinkable Dogs” appears in Solo Novo 7/8: Psalms of Cinder & Silt, a new heartrending and heart-mending anthology of poems about surviving California wildfires.
Gratitude also to Poets Reading the News for hosting “What to Do After Climate Week.”
A brief interview with the Timberline Review.