Christal Rice Cooper interviews Elizabeth about the making of her poem “Weights and Measures” for her fantastic Backstory of the Poem series.

Elizabeth and author Sandra Nickel talk poetry and inspiration on Sandra’s fabulous whatwason… blog.

A fun interview on the VCFA Wild Things Blog to celebrate publication of Little Victory.


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April 2024

A roaring thank you to the editors of Eye to the Telescope for giving Elizabeth’s poem “Dragonette” a wondrous home in their 🔥 Dragons issue!

January 2024

Sincere thanks to The Inflectionist Review for giving Elizabeth’s poem “De-Extinction” a gorgeous home in their stunning January issue!

December 2023

Thank you to Naugatuck River Review for selecting Elizabeth’s poem “Matchless Thrill” as a finalist in their Narrative Poetry Contest! It will appear in their Winter/Spring 2024 issue.🎉

Elizabeth has new poems for adults in the marvelous new issues of Literary Mama, Lily Poetry Review (Issue 10) and Bear Review (Issue 10.1). Her children’s poem “Back-to-School Rocket” is also aloft on the wondrous Dirigible Balloon, and “Acoustic Recordings” appears in Tyger Tyger Magazine’s fabulous new STEM issue, along with a teaching resource. Much gratitude to these gorgeous journals!

September 2023

Elizabeth’s nonfiction picture book manuscript The Forest of Violins won the 2023 SCBWI CenCal Writers’ Day PB writing contest! Many thanks to the wonderful event and contest organizers! 🎉🌲

Much gratitude to Pomelo Books for including Elizabeth’s poem “Microscope” in What is Hope?, a beautiful new MG poetry anthology and CBC Hot off the Press Selection! 100% of profits will be donated to the IBBY Children in Crisis Fund. 🎊🔬

Elizabeth’s poems “Fire Followers” and “Goleta Butterfly Grove, 2022” are now out in the gorgeous Amethyst Review.

July 2023

A big thank you to the wonderful Pomelo Books for selecting Elizabeth’s poem “Microscope” for their children’s poetry anthology What is Hope?, coming this September! 🎊🔬

June 2023

Many thanks to the editors of Under a Warm Green Linden for including Elizabeth’s poem “Walking with My Son at Dusk I Worry About Putin’s Nuclear Threats and the Skin-Eating Fungus That’s Killing Bats” in their spectacular new issue on America // Being America!

April 2023

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! 🎉❤️

December 2022 

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!

November 2022 

Many thanks to Rust & Moth for including Elizabeth’s poem “Now Do” in their exquisite Winter 2022 issue! 💚

September 2022 

Big thanks to the zesty, bite-sized HOOT Review for featuring Elizabeth’s poem “Citrus Solstice” in their 100th issue! 🍊💛

August 2022 

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! 🎉🎈

July 2022

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! 🎨🐠🎈

June 2022

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! 🎉

May 2022

Much gratitude to The Sunlight Press for giving a gorgeous home to Elizabeth’s photographs “Sky Gator” and “Miami Sunrise.”

April 2022

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.

March 2022

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.”

January 2022

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. 🎉