Meet The Writers - Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

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Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is a poet and academic with a focus on innovative poetics. She holds a BA in English from Oxford, an MA and PhD in Contemporary Poetics from Royal Holloway, University of London, and studied performance at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York and Naropa.

Creative publications include oh-zones, Her Body: The City, Exotic Birds and M (a poemfilm on John Clare with artist Brian Shields). She curates ecopoetics exhibitions and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Newman University in Birmingham.

Swims was published in 2017 by Penned in the Margins, creators of publications and performances for people who are not afraid to take risks.