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Elizabeth Gibson

  • Poetry School New North Poets Mentoring Scheme, 2017
Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson is a Masters student at the University of Manchester and a member of The Writing Squad. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in a number of journals such as Cake, Antiphon, Far Off Places, The Poetry Shed, London Journal of Fiction, Gigantic Sequins and Ink, Sweat and Tears. In 2016 she was awarded Second Prize in The Poetry Society’s Timothy Corsellis Prize for her poem ‘Barthelasse’, set in WWII France. Elizabeth edits the Word Life section of Now Then Manchester, providing details of upcoming literary events in the city and curating a new set of creative writing every month. She also has her own online magazine, Foxglove Journal, which aims to showcase excellent poetry and short fiction. She is a reviewer for The Cadaverine and Structo and has been a Digital Reporter for Manchester Literature Festival. Elizabeth tweets at @Grizonne and blogs at

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