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Born: Established: 1977
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Australia,
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Gender: Female
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1 Manhole i "Manhole covers in Kyoto", Elizabeth Allen , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 78 no. 2 2019; (p. 74-75)
1 Snow White : Nomenclature i "the royal couple consult the Pantone Book of Baby Names", Elizabeth Allen , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 231 2018; (p. 37)
1 3 y separately published work icon Present Elizabeth Allen , Newtown : Vagabond Press , 2017 11681323 2017 selected work poetry

'A collection of stand-alone poems, certain themes and preoccupations bind the poems of Present together - family, friendship, loss and acceptance, the attempt to gain meaning from the experiences of daily life. Allen's work is confessional poetry: poetry of the personal and the "I". In her poems, she attempts to convey that which can't be expressed by traditional autobiographical modes of writing. The poems of Present are also concerned with distance - the distances between our real and imagined selves, between the past and the present, between people, and how in all relationships we constantly juggle intimacy and connection with what is unfamiliar and strange. This is true of the characters within Allen's poems, but also of the relationship between the narrator of the poems and the reader. Although conversational and plain-spoken, the "I" found in most of these poems cannot be taken for granted as a reliable and stable narrator. This collection experiments with form as well as voice, including found poems, dramatic monologues and extended prose poems.' (Publication summary)

1 Orange–Delicious i "The oranges I buy", Elizabeth Allen , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 4 May no. 54.0 2016;
1 State Editor's Introduction by Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: States of Poetry : New South Wales 2016;

'Editing an anthology of poets from New South Wales is both a wonderful and confronting task. Wonderful because you get to spend close-reading time with the work of poets that you greatly admire; confronting because of all the excellent poets you might include. However, one can take comfort in the fact that this anthology is going to be an annual occurrence, and in that sense cumulative, with a new cohort of six poets each year. I look forward to seeing it unfolding over time in its various iterations, and I feel honoured to present this inaugural collection.' (Introduction)

1 1 y separately published work icon States of Poetry : New South Wales Elizabeth Allen (editor), Southbank : ABR Publications , 2016 12979706 2016 anthology poetry

'Series One of the New South Wales  States of Poetry anthology is edited by Elizabeth Allen and features poetry by poems by Susie Anderson, Pam Brown, Toby Fitch, David Malouf, Kate Middleton, and Fiona Wright. ' 

1 Reflexive Verbs : A French Lesson i "to wash", Elizabeth Allen , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Journal of Poetics Research , September no. 5 2016;
1 Exit Stage Right i "I move frequently; I’m sort of on the run but I am not sure what from. The other", Elizabeth Allen , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Journal of Poetics Research , September no. 5 2016;
1 Hey Smooth Cowgirl i "I understand your independent grandeur", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , October 2014;
1 Disclosure i "If I take off all my clothes", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seizure [Online] , December 2014;
1 Where I Was, Not Where I Am Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Seizure [Online] , November 2014;
1 My Love Was like a Newborn i "Naked red and bawling.", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Seizure [Online] , October 2014;
1 Avoid Eating Grapefruit i "Using same-shaped cake pans", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 November no. 35 2014;
1 Carrie i "puffs and purrs", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 November no. 35 2014;
1 Falling i "settling", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 November no. 35 2014;
1 Outpatient i "‘Have you ever been admitted here?’", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 November no. 35 2014;
1 Ours i "After lunch, after sex", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 February no. 32 2014;
1 Blindness i "sometimes you forget i have eyes", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 February no. 32 2014;
1 Redline i "We were moving through", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 February no. 32 2014;
1 Crush i "I carry you with me", Elizabeth Allen , 2014 single work poetry
— Appears in: Otoliths , 1 February no. 32 2014;
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